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Is dancing hockey player best celebration yet?

- November 12th, 2013

Narvik Arctic Eagles forward Adrian Alvarstein promised his fans that if the team won their game last Saturday against Viking Hockey, he would celebrate after the game.

And by celebrate, he meant dance on the ice. Watch below to see his moves.

Hockey blog Puck Daddy has the story behind the player.

Alvarstein was born in 1991 in Swaziland, a small southern African country that is wedged between South Africa and Mozambique, according to an interview in 2012 with Norway’s government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company NRK. He was found on the steps of a church and sent to an orphanage. He was eventually adopted by a Norwegian woman who could not have children and started skating at a young age.

What do you think? Was it a great way to celebrate a win, or did Alvarstein go overboard?

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4 comments

  1. Brian Nielsen | November 12, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    Of course it’s great, has nobody watched the movie “Slapshot”?!?

  2. TS | November 13, 2013 at 9:39 am

    European hockey players do it right. They still enjoy the game like they are in Novice. The games are absolute parties over there.

  3. DLF | November 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    Yes he was right – look at him smile! He’s enjoying his hockey and his win as are the crowd and his team mates. All-good and nothing wrong – play hockey & enjoy it, dance to celebrate & enjoy it, drink some beer after & enjoy it – then fall down! :-)

  4. Dawn Caesar | December 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    This is a thing of beauty – not only the story behind Alvarstein but also his love for the game and the way the crowd loves him. This is a win win story! Thank you for sharing!

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