Hockey player thanks parents for support with touching gesture

Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

Hockey parents are awesome.

They drive countless miles, spend thousands of dollars and hours at the rink and tell you you’re doing a good job, even when you can barely skate. Normally the job is a thankless one. 

But one hockey player got to thank his dad for letting him follow his dream and did it in a cool way. 

In a Molson Canadian #AnythingForHockey promotion, Vitaly Lanochkin got to thank his dad by having some one-on-one ice-time on a beautiful rink built high in the mountains in a picturesque setting. 

Andrei Lanochkin moved his family from Estonia to Canada so that his family could have a better life and Vitaly could chase his dreams. 

Vitaly got to say thanks by flying alongside his dad to the mountain top rink. 

Check out the video here.

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