With more goals than minutes in the game, Slovakia’s women’s ice hockey team claimed an amazing 82-0 victory over Bulgaria in Olympic qualifying.
Slovakia outshot the Bulgarians 139-0 during the 60-minute game, played in Latvia. The margin of victory is a record for a women’s International Ice Hockey Federation-sanctioned event.
“We took it as training,” Slovakia coach Miroslav Karafiat said after Saturday’s game.
Janka Culikova led Slovakia with 10 goals, while Martina Velickova scored nine. Fourteen different players scored at least one goal.
That’s a shot every 25 seconds, and just about a goal every 45 seconds. Bulgarian goalies (I’m praying there was more than one) had a save percentage of just 0.41.
Humiliation, however, reached a perfect 1.0.