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Vladimir Putin gets 6 goals, 5 assists in Sochi hockey game (video)

Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Russian president Vladimir Putin scored six goals with five assists as his hockey team won the final game of an amateur series 21-4 in Sochi on Saturday, according to Russian reports.

Putin, 61, played on a team that included retired NHL All-Stars Pavel Bure and Valeri Kamensky.

"[Putin] has set himself the goal of playing hockey,” Bure said, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. “Several years ago he said, ‘I will do it!’ Now you can see the result -- six goals. One needs all the skillfulness to score so many times. That the president of the world’s largest country with a busy schedule has learnt to play ice hockey and found time for that is an indication of his excellent shape.”

Putin also played hockey in Sochi in a game that included Belarus’ president one month before the Winter Olympics in January.

“There are no winners or losers here,” Putin said Saturday, according to ITAR-TASS. “This is a friendly game.”

Here are photos of Putin in action, from The Associated Press:

Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, front, greets his teammates during an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, controls the puck during an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, signs autographs after an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin, Vyacheslav Fetisov

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian and Soviet ice hockey star Vyacheslav Fetisov take part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Alexei Kasatonov

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds up a trophy after the ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. From left, Russian and Soviet ice hockey stars Vyacheslav Fetisov and Alexei Kasatonov. At right back is Russian and Soviet ice hockey star Alexander Yakushev. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, poses after an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, poses with players after an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia’s amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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