Russian hockey player took to the ice in the mask Putin before the match in Britain
Striker English football club «Sheffield Steelers» Nikolai Lemtyugov before the match of challenge Cup against «Manchester Storm» out on the ice in the mask of Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the player, the fans loved it.
«Only positive emotions. Thank you for the warm welcome and support! No to war! From Russia with love!» — wrote in his Instagram Lemtyugov.
The match against «Manchester Storm» ended with the victory of the «Sheffield Steelers» with the account 8:2. Lemtyugov scored in this match three goals. In honor of Halloween, the team played in a special form.
Lemtyugov moved to the «Sheffield Steelers» in July 2019. In the UK championship he played 12 matches and scored 10 points (4 goals + 6 assists). In the challenge Cup, the 33-year-old forward scored 7 points (3 goals + 4 assists).
Lemtyugov played in Russia for CSKA Moscow, Cherepovets «Severstal», Kazan «AK bars» Magnitogorsk «the Metallurgist» Nizhnekamsk «Neftekhimik», Moscow Atlant, Chelyabinsk «Tractor», Novosibirsk «Siberia», Spartak Moscow, Avangard Omsk and Khanty-Mansiysk «Ugra».
In 2010, the striker won the Cup of Gagarin in structure «AK Bars». In total, he played in 416 NHL games, scored 93 goals and made 81 an assist, scoring 174 points.