NHL Goalie Pays Homage To Avicii With Incredible Mask

NHL goalies have at all times been broadly identified for having extraordinarily inventive and distinctive goalie masks. One goalie, Anton Forsberg of the Chicago Blackhawks, decked his helmet in a novel manner that hits all us EDM followers proper within the feels.

Forsberg’s new helmet contains a black and white portrait of Avicii with absolute INCREDIBLE element.

NHL Goalie Pays Homage To Avicii With Incredible Mask

“First of all, it was tragic, the entire story,” Forsberg stated Wednesday. “I watched the documentary [True Stories], and it was tragic how he opened up on the whole lot and nonetheless did not get the assistance he wanted. I’ve at all times listened to his music and have been a giant fan of it. For me, there was no hesitation placing him on the masks.

Forsberg’s masks was designed by David Gunnarsson, who can be of Swedish descent and posted a photograph of the design on his Instagram account Sept. eight. Forsberg requested Bergling’s dad and mom, Klas Bergling and Anki Liden, for permission to make use of his depiction on his masks.

“I had by no means met him,” Forsberg stated of Avicii. “I simply grew up listening to his music and I nonetheless hearken to it. The complete story is basically tragic.”

The masks additionally options Forsberg’s pet shiba canine, Baxter, together with the Blackhawks emblem on prime and his No. 31 on his chin. If you ever wanted a motive to root for a participant, I feel this can be a PERFECT motive.


h/t NHL.com