I never miss the chance to tie in my home state of Alabama with hockey! It's rare I get the chance to do so and even more rare that it's the Thrashers.
Max Afinogenov has been in Birmingham, Alabama all week with his smoking hot girlfriend, Elena Dementieva, who is playing in a tennis tournament there. Training camp for the Russian national team is coming up, so he told his agent he wanted to get some ice time. His agent called the director of hockey at the Pelham Civic Center. Max showed up for some pick up hockey. Yep, that's right super star Max Afinogenov playing some pick up hockey. Very cool.
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