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ECHL attempts to court Bieber fever

Sep 11, 2012, 7:25 PM EST

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Add “offer Justin Bieber a tryout” to the list of colorful things that hockey leagues have done to draw attention.

The ECHL’s Bakersfield Condors are the team in question, earning bonus points for an amusing “scouting report” for the pop star:

  • Soft hands
  • A good skating stride
  • The highlight is: “A devastating wrist shot capable of beating NHL-caliber goaltenders.”

Perhaps the most amusing bit describes his “sick flow.”

The 5’7″, slender built superstar should provide a rookie presence for the second-year laden Condors squad. Plus, his sick flow will fit right in with a Condors team known for their style. The Condors have reserved his much publicized favorite number 6 to be worn in Condorstown.

The Condors are basing much of their humor on Bieber’s practice session with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

This video provides a glimpse of those “soft hands.”

More hockey-related Bieber fun

No idea how we missed this (again), but Justin Bieber was at the Kings game last night

No idea how we missed this, but Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were at the Jets game on Saturday

  1. phillyphan83 - Sep 11, 2012 at 8:09 PM

    you missed it because we don’t care

  2. navzgm - Sep 11, 2012 at 8:29 PM

    Time to like baseball now

  3. bcjim - Sep 11, 2012 at 9:19 PM

    When are they going to change the name of the ECHL?

  4. windmiller4 - Sep 12, 2012 at 12:36 AM

    This is almost as big of an embarrassment to hockey as Bettman and Daly

  5. ravenscaps48 - Sep 12, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    I hope he does sign the contract… The gets absolutely DESTROYED by an open ice hit

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