Everyone has their own traditions around the holidays. One of the more popular activities is to take a trip to the mall and visit Santa Claus. As two young Blackhawks players proved, that’s not just for children.
While on their circus trip to the West Coast, Artem Anisimov and Artemi Panarin got their chance to talk to St. Nick and even have the picture to prove it.
Русский #дедмороз был бы не доволен!)) Russian Santa wouldn’t be pleased!)) A photo posted by @artemiypanarin on Nov 25, 2015 at 10:05am PST
There are so many things in just this one picture. Outside of the fact that a 27- and 24-year-old are sitting on Santa’s chair, they are also clearly very happy with their free candy canes. Also, it’s a bit scary that the Russian Santa has a grudge against the American Santa.
Hopefully the two players asked Kris Kringle for another Blackhawks Stanley Cup. Santa looks like a Blackhawks fan from the picture, giving his best Fonzie impression.