Russian President Vladimir Putin takes to the ice in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi along with other officials, businessmen and athletes in a match of the Night Hockey League (NHL) - a union of amateur ice-hockey clubs
SHOWS: SOCHI, RUSSIA (MAY 10, 2016) (KREMLIN VIA REUTERS - EDITORIAL USE ONLY) 1. RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN SITTING NEXT TO INTENRATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION PRESIDENT RENE FASE DURING A GALA GAME 2. PUTIN GREETING FANS 3. PUTIN FIST BUMPING OPPOSITION PLAYERS 4. PUTIN IN ATTEMPT ON GOAL 5. VARIOUS OF PUTIN DURING MATCH 6. PUTIN (11) ABOUT TO STRIKE PUCK TOWARDS GOAL 7. PUTIN BEING AWARDED TROPHY FOR HIS PARTICIPATION IN GALA GAME BY FORMER SOVIET ICE HOCKEY PLAYER ALEXANDER YAKUSHEV 8. PUTIN HOLDING TROPHY NEXT TO YAKUSHEV STORY: Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a gala Ice Hockey game in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Tuesday (May 10). The game ended 9-5 and Putin received a trophy at the end of the encounter by former Soviet Ice Hockey player Alexander Yakushev.