Found July 26, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Here’s a really random video of Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk putting on a show for members of the aptly-named “Pavel Datsyuk Hockey School” in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Yep, that’s Datsyuk dancing to “YMCA” by the Village People while on skates…because Datsyuk is the best. Also, I love you Russia. [SportsGrid] The post Here’s Pavel Datsyuk dancing to ‘YMCA’ on skates, because Pavel Datsyuk is the greatest appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Pavel Datsyuk Shows Off On-Ice Dance Skills to ‘YMCA’ During Youth Hockey Camp in Russia (Video)

Pavel Datsyuk’s stick handling skills are well-known in the hockey world, but his dancing skills have gone unnoticed — until now, that is. After signing a three-year, $23 million extension with the Detroit Red Wings earlier this summer, the center is back home in Russia running his annual hockey camp for 8-14-year-old kids. But the campers didn’t just learn about the game from...

Pavel Datsyuk dances to “YMCA” on skates (VIDEO)

Pavel Datsyuk took time out of his “Pavel Datsyuk Hockey School” in Ekaterinburg, Russia where he’s teaching his pupils how to be awesome to “dance” on skates.  The rink DJ threw on “YMCA” and Pavel did nothing close to the YMCA dance.  He actually sort of broke out the Macarena.  But I’ll give Pavs credit, the YMCA might just be the lamest dance in America. ...

Pavel Datsyuk dances to YMCA at his youth hockey camp

Detroit Red Wings superstar Pavel Datsyuk is known for his fun personality, and while working his “Pavel Datsyuk Hockey School” in Ekaterinburg, Russia, he got a chance to show it off.  Datsyuk danced on the ice to the YMCA song and showed just how good he is on his skates. [Sports Grid]

Pavel Datsyuk With Some New Moves

Datsyuk at his youth hockey school in Russia.  

Talking Brunner And Cleary

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