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Vladimir Putin Scores an Amazing Eight Goals in One Hockey Game!

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Russian President Vladimir Putin did something amazing during an exhibition hockey game Saturday night — something so rare that no National Hockey League player has ever accomplished it: He scored eight goals in one game. 

Putin's team, which included a few retired NHL pros, easily won the contest, 18–6.

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The exhibition game, held at the Olympic hockey arena in Sochi, is part of an annual event marking Putin's night hockey initiative started four years ago.

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Putin's hockey prowess first came to the world's attention after his election win in 2012, when he scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot.

Watch the highlights showing Putin in action (and understand this video has not been slowed down — it's the actual speed of play).

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