GIF: Vladimir Tarasenko Spins In Goal Celebration

There's something about the youthful exuberance of the new breed of Russian players in North America that contrasts so much with the Soviet players who chose to play in the NHL in the late 1980s/early 1990s. I mean, can you imagine Sergei Federov or Slava Kozlov celebrating like this?

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I mean, I guess you could imagine it, but it wouldn't be pretty.

Tarasenko now has 13 goals on the season

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