Russian hockey goalkeeper, Saveli Kononov, was given an AK-47 assault rifle after helping his side, Izhstal Izhevsk to a 3-2 win over rivals Chelmet. .
23-year-old Kononov saved 36 shots during the game and conceded two goals to help his team come out victorious. .
At the end of the match, the club officials handed the rifle over to the captain, who passed it on to Kononov.