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June 05, 2017

WATCH: Former Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov wanders around Nashville, hilarity ensues

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Don't change, Ilya. Don't ever change.

Ilya Bryzgalov is one of the funniest people I've ever seen in sports. Hell, he's one of the funniest people I've ever seen ... ever.

Despite what you think of the former Flyers goalie's on-ice performance in Philly, there's no denying that Bryzgalov is incredibly entertaining when given the chance to show his personality. 

You know you remember his "humongous big" breakout role on HBO's 24/7 back in 2011.

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Or maybe you follow his cat, Vasiya, on Instagram.

Well, prior to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in Nashville, The Players' Tribune gave Bryzgalov a microphone and a camera crew. As you might imagine, hilarity (both intentional and unintentional) ensued.

Now, here's the thing when it comes to Bryz's comedy: English is clearly his second language, so when he makes a joke like this "third wheel" one, I can't help but wonder how funny this guy is when speaking his native tongue.


Either way, it's comedy gold. And he needs a full-time job on TV. I want more retired Bryzgalov in my life.


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