“This guy” is named Iiro Vehmanen, and he plays for TuTo of Finland’s second league. This was the season opener for his club, who successfully took down the also-uniquely-named KooKoo 3-2 in a shootout.
To get there, they needed this fairly generic goal (30 second mark), which spurred about the following reaction:
Even better than the obnoxious celebration (I love how his teammates are smiling, but in more of an “Oh geezus, really?” kind of way), might be the announcer yelling “Rocky Balboa” in the midst of his Finnish analysis.
No wonder Teemu did the glove toss ‘n’ shoot celly his rookie year in the NHL. He was fresh from Finland, and I guess this sort of thing is the norm over there?