The US bench during the US victory over the Soviet Union on February 22, 1980
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These kids need to skate their way over to the library and read a history book.

By Extra Mustard
February 12, 2015

Few sports have undergone as rapid a technological change as hockey. It's little surprise then that that youth hockey players brought together by TSN's BarDown had no idea what to make of equipment that may have seemed commonplace to their parents.

The kids expressed the kind of delighted bewilderment that only Canadians could muster at not only old goalie gloves and antiquated skates but Soviet-era helmets and board games, as well.

You can see the whole video, complete with a taste test of 25-year-old chewing gum, below.

Kids these days.

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