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Mrazek, Reimer Sumo wrestle in Storm Surge celebration

Hurricanes goalies battle in faux match after Carolina's overtime win

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Sumo wrestling Storm Surge

PHI@CAR: Mrazek, Reimer wrestle in Storm Surge

Petr Mrazek and James Reimer compete in a sumo match following the Hurricanes' 5-4 overtime win over the Flyers

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James Reimer won a hockey game Tuesday but lost in the Sumo circle.

The Carolina Hurricanes goalie was defeated by fellow goalie Petr Mrazek in a faux wrestling match during another epic Storm Surge celebration after Carolina's 5-4 overtime win against the Philadelphia Flyers.

After Dougie Hamilton scored the game-winner at 1:56 of overtime, and the traditional Skol clap, Mrazek and Reimer waddled to the middle for a Sumo battle at center ice. Mrazek quickly shoved Reimer out, claiming victory.  

You could forgive Reimer for losing the wrestling match since he had to play a full game, plus nearly two minutes of overtime, while making 17 saves.

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