Perhaps inspired by this aquatic ballin', HC VMF St. Petersburg of the Major League Hockey (or VHL in Russia), the minor league for the Kontinental Hockey League, plans on holding a regular-season game on the deck of a Russian aircraft carrier next season.
"We think it would be great to justify the club's name and organize a match at the warship, anchored in the Gulf of Finland. We could construct an ice rink right at the top and play hockey," said the league's managing director German Skoropupov says shared the idea with the Sport Express paper.
"Of course, it would be very difficult to do, and even if we succeed there would be another problem — the weather in St. Petersburg has never been predictable. But since we managed to cope with that in Krasnoyarsk during the Winter Classic we will do the same with the Baltic winds," said Skoropupov.
No word if the game will be sponsored by Dramamine. More in this Google Translate special from Topky.sk.
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