Russian hockey player scores awesome lacrosse-style goal
Russia mopped the ice with Japan in the quarterfinal round of the Winter Universiade tournament, and they also scored some serious style points in the process.
With a five-goal lead in the final minutes of the game, 20-year old right winger Kirill Pilipenko scored one of those lacrosse-style goals that was popularized by Michigan’s Mike Legg back in the day.
Russia's Kirill Pilipenko scores 'lacrosse style' goal vs Japan in the 2017 Winter Universiade Quarterfinal… 👀 pic.twitter.com/gINjglFERvArticle continues below ...
— Robert Söderlind (@HockeyWebCast) February 6, 2017
That’s one way to throw some salt in the wound, Russia.