There's Dasher and Dancer and Donner and Blitzen...
But now for the newest of the Reindeer, it's "PRONGER"!
In game one of the Oilers-Carolina match, Chris Pronger became the first player to score on a penalty shot in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Japanese connection? Well, the above photo is from the Nagano Olympics.
(And the video is a really shaky cam. You only have to watch the first 90 seconds to see the goal.)