Neon AK-47: How Russian young guns celebrate Halloween (PHOTOS)

Neon AK-47: How Russian young guns celebrate Halloween (PHOTOS)
While it’s common for athletes to post pictures on social media of themselves dressed in their Halloween costumes, young Russian National Hockey League players surely add a taste of their homeland to their outfits.

Chicago Blackhawks’ youngster Artemi Panarin posed with a neon AK-47, alongside his teammate and fellow Russian Artem Anisimov, who is wearing a skull painted on his face.

#halloween #ak47 #хеллоуин 🔫 @artemanisimov15

Фото опубликовано @artemiypanarin

Arguably the biggest NHL star, Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals was dressed as a prisoner, with Russian gangster-style slicked back hair, while his wife, model Nastya Shubskaya, was his guardian cop.

Another of the Capitals’ Russian stars, Evgeny Kuznetsov, was spotted in teammate Nate Schmidt’s Instagram post, wearing an Air Force flight suit. Schmidt was also clad in a flight suit, but no telling who was Maverick and who was Goose in the ‘Top Gun’-style get-ups.

It's Halloween people! A little early but some great costumes nonetheless! #cannon #thebeast #theKUZmon

Фото опубликовано Nate Schmidt (@nateschmidt88)

Another “prisoner and cop” couple was found in Edmonton, with the Oilers’ Anton Slepyshev and his wife Julia.

The New York Rangers’ young forward Pavel Buchnevich dressed as Jack the Sparrow of popular film series ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’.