What's Buzzing:

Buzzing The Net

Plymouth Whalers have hilarious ‘dance-off’ following big win (VIDEO)

Neate Sager
Buzzing The Net

Liam Dunda is figure skating.

The Plymouth Whalers were full of high spirits, the natural kind, after beating the Saginaw Spirit 7-2 on Monday and improving their playoff probability. Following the game, there was a 'skate with the Whalers' event, which meant some of the players, still wearing their pads, gathered for a dance-off at centre ice.

It's horribly awesome, or awesomely horrible.

Rookies Mathieu Henderson and Francesco Villardi skated an elegant duet evocative of Will Ferrell and Jon Heder in the movie Blades Of Glory. The best moves, starting at 1:40, belong to Dunda, a 16-year-old rookie forward.

Dunda hasn't scored yet through his first 39 games in the Ontario Hockey League, so may we please take that as a sneak preview for how he'll celebrate his maiden marker?

The exuberance is kind of infectious. The Whalers have a dozen players who are in their first or second year of OHL eligibility. Yet they have managed to hold on to a playoff position. The win over Saginaw moved the Whalers six points clear of ninth-place Sarnia and also snapped the Spirit's six-game win streak.

Neate Sager is a writer for Yahoo! Canada Sports. Follow him on Twitter @neatebuzzthenet.

View Comments (6)
  • Life is a Dream: Atlanta up to No. 3 in AP WNBA power poll

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Angel McCoughtry has a one-word explanation of why her team has been successful in the early part of the season - positivity. … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • U.S. warns of possible Europe attacks, no specific threat

    U.S. warns of possible Europe attacks, no specific threat

    The United States warned its citizens on Tuesday of possible summer terrorist attacks in Europe, saying targets could include the European soccer championship in France, although a U.S. official said there was no specific threat information. … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Boxing-New Povetkin doping test negative, promoter says

    By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW, May 31 (Reuters) - A repeat drug test of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, who is the official challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) title, has returned a negative finding, the boxer's promoter said on … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Rosicky included in Czech Euro squad

    Rosicky included in Czech Euro squad

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Midfielder Tomas Rosicky, who has had an injury-plagued season, was included when Czech Republic announced their 23-man squad on Tuesday for next month's European Championship in France. Rosicky is joined in the group by Arsenal … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Spain name uncapped Vazquez in Euro squad

    Spain name uncapped Vazquez in Euro squad

    VIENNA, (Reuters) - Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has included uncapped Real Madrid forward Lucas Vazquez in his 23-man squad for next month's European Championship in France. Vazquez made 33 appearances for Real in all competitions this season and … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago