Video: John Carlson’s New Commercial for Force 3

Few things are as quintessentially American as government contractors — except of course for John Carlson.

Here, Captain America helps sell us on technology firm Force 3. All this is as part of a new ad campaign by the company, with other star athletes taking part. Wait, does Joey Chestnut count?

So what do you guys thing of Carlson’s acting debut, and how does it stack up to Ovi’s fantastic natural talent for the art?

S/T to a fan post on Japers’ Rink by bagace.

Photo credit: Elena Rusko, Russian Hockey Federation

Evgeny Kuznetsov was back on the ice this weekend. After successfully rehabbing from shoulder surgery, one of Russia’s most gifted young players was called up to the National Team to play in the annual Four Nations Tournament, which was held in Podolsk, about an hour outside of Moscow. Kuznetsov was also awarded the “C” on his jersey, as Blues’ top prospect Vladimir Tarasenko has graduated from the Under-20 team.

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Kuznetsov mixes it up with Finland's Micke-Max Asten (Photo credit: Elena Rusko, Russian Hockey Federation)

In the first game, Russia beat the Czech Republic, 2-1, and Kuznetsov didn’t total any points. He did, however, make his presence known throughout the game.

In game two, Russia smashed Finland, who sent their B squad on the ice, 11-4. Kuznetsov scored two goals and was named the team’s player of the game. Surprisingly, he also was also involved in a pushing and shoving match with Micke-Max Asten late in the game, which resulted in both players receiving double minors for roughing.

Kuznetsov’s goals are at 0:27 and 2:55 marks:

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