Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Evgeny Plushenko made his debut in the new role of a hockey player. Skater played for the team “Ice wolves” in the Night hockey League.
In the opening game of the season, “Wolves”, reinforced Plushenko and former player of the national team of Russia Alexander Bridge, lost to the “Dynamics” with the account 3:4.
“I train almost every day, discover a new hobby, – said Plushenko TASS. – Fully immersed in a wonderful atmosphere men’s team games. As promised – not a day without sports. Play full contact, although I try to be careful, but the adrenaline when you can’t let the team down, it’s hard to think.”
After the victory in the team tournament on figure skating at the Olympics in Sochi and the subsequent refusal performances in the individual championship Plushenko underwent several operations and did not participate in the competition, although determined to act on the Games in 2018.