Pop star Justin Bieber has been offered a tryout for an amateur ice hockey team in his native Canada.
The "Baby" hitmaker has been invited to swap the stage for a shot at joining the Bakersfield Condors squad in the upcoming 2012-13 season.
Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Matt O'Dette says, "Very rarely do you see this combination of skill and toughness. We share a common Canadian heritage since we both hail from Ontario."
O'Dette adds, "I've scouted some video of him online skating with my hometown team, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and I think he could provide some elusive speed up front for us. Plus, he's a right-handed shot, which we've been looking to add. I think if we paired him on a line with (Robby) Dee and (Peter) Boyd we'd be tough to beat."
Bieber, an avid ice hockey fan, showed off his skills last December when he joined the Toronto Maple Leafs for a practice session at the Air Canada center.