NHL goalies have at all times been extensively recognized for having extraordinarily artistic and distinctive goalie masks. One goalie, Anton Forsberg of the Chicago Blackhawks, decked his helmet in a singular approach that hits all us EDM followers proper within the feels.

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

NHL Goalie Pays Homage To Avicii With Incredible MaskNHL 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 every part and nonetheless did not get the assistance he wanted. I've at all times listened to his music and have been an enormous fan of it. For me, there was no hesitation placing him on the masks.

Forsberg's masks was designed by David Gunnarsson, who can also 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 take heed to it. The complete story is absolutely tragic.”

The masks additionally options Forsberg's pet shiba canine, Baxter, together with the Blackhawks brand on high and his No. 31 on his chin. If you ever wanted a purpose to root for a participant, I feel it is a PERFECT purpose.


h/t NHL.com

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