8 May 2012, 00:49

Putin scores in hockey exhibition

Putin scores in hockey exhibition

Russia’s newly-installed president Vladimir Putin played in a nationally-televised ice hockey exhibition game after he was sworn in on Monday, RIA Novosti reports.

Russia’s newly-installed president Vladimir Putin played in a nationally-televised ice hockey exhibition game after he was sworn in on Monday, RIA Novosti reports.

Putin scored one goal and set up another while playing for a Russian Amateur Hockey League select against a legends’ team boasting Vyacheslav Fetisov, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and NHL Hall of Famer who is also a senator for the ruling United Russia party.

Putin’s team won 6:5 in a final shootout.

RIA

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