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A Swedish hockey player scored a goal, hugged his opponent, and got punched

Don’t try this at home… celebrate with your own team-mates, sports guys.

CELEBRATING A HOCKEY goal by hugging it out is pretty standard.

But doing so with the very opponent you just scored on? Not so much.

On Monday night, Henrik Eriksson, of Sweden’s Mora IK hockey team, figured he’d give it a shot.

Following a second period goal, Eriksson spun around in jubilation and wrapped his right arm around Leksand’s Alen Bibic. Bibic didn’t take kindly to the gesture, punching Eriksson directly in the face.

Eriksson, seemingly too thrilled to even realize what happened, laughed off the punch and skated over to his teammates. Who brought him in for the real thing: a group hug.

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