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Russian Youth Hockey goes all Road House on each other

Remember in Nintendo Ice Hockey when a brawl would break out and every player on the ice would spiral into the pile like the Tasmanian Devil? That's pretty much what we have here, except it's happening in 16 different places on the ice. The referees have about as much control as Sweetchuck attempting to subdue a riot.

Meanwhile in the United States, kids are not allowed to check until they are 18. US kids have to shake hands and have 5 goal mercy rules. Russian 10-year-olds are allowed to sew razor blades into their gloves and celebrate shutouts with fifths of Stoli. As good as this free for all is, we'd still prefer to watch this fight all day long: