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Panarin keeps skills fresh by practicing stickhandling with dog

Blue Jackets forward is productive on off day by playing keep away with pup

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Artemi Panarin found the cutest way to keep his skills fresh during an off day.

The Columbus Blue Jackets showed off his stickhandling ability, practicing by playing keepaway with his dog on a video he posted to Instagram on Sunday.

Instagram from @artemiypanarin: View on Instagram: Artemi Panarin practices stickhandling with dog

"Helping each other improve our skills," the caption of Panarin's video said.

If Panarin playing hockey with his pup looks familiar, it's because he posted a similar video last season as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks.

Good boys.

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