Thursday was the all-star game for Russia’s Women’s Hockey League, held in Astana, Kazakhstan. In a move that the NHL should absolutely steal, the second intermission was given over to a dance-off. First, the East team, with an on-ice routine set to a Kazakh hit:
Then the West, in their locker room, to some Russian pop:
The East was clearly superior, and because puck don’t lie, they won the game 3-2 on goals from Nadezhda Aleksandrova, Ekaterina Lebedeva, and WHL leading scorer Olga Sosina.