Guess what? Ukrainian athletes freak out too. It isn’t just the Ron Artests and Yadier Molinas of the world that go ballistic during a game — it happens overseas, too. I’m not really sure if we should file this under hockey fights or just plain meltdowns. Aside from the bashing of the stick over someone’s head, the latter is probably more appropriate. Check out this Ukraine goalie, Evgeny Tsaregorodtsev, fight video, courtesy of CBSSports.com’s Eye on Hockey blog:
This is one of those productions where you have to wonder if it was mostly for show or if someone could actually stay fired up for that long. Since I know absolutely nothing about either team nor the league they play in, I can’t say. What I can confidently say is that we’re glad it happened.