Swedish ahead Max Friberg has urged Premier League aspect Arsenal to observe his header, as he produced a flick on that most Premier League centre-forwards could be pleased with in his aspect’s 3-2 victory over Latvia on the 2022 Winter Olympics.
The Frolunda winger, who was drafted by the NHL’s Anaheim Geese again in 2011, jumped up and headed the puck to dump it throughout the blue line within the Group C qualification match.
Friberg was the furthest participant ahead for Sweden with 11.33 minutes remaining of the second interval when the puck was launched forwards.
Swedish ahead Max Friberg produced a shocking header as they beat Latvia 3-2 on the Winter Olympics
Frolunda winger Friberg jumped up and headed the puck to dump it throughout the blue line
Friberg’s determination helped Sweden maintain onto their lead with simply over 11 minutes left within the second interval
It was too excessive for the 29-year-old ahead to convey down together with his stick, so he rose as much as get the puck again on the ice, and assist his aspect defend their lead as Latvia made a comeback.
A brace from Lucas Wallmark and a aim from Anton Lander gave the Swedes a commanding 3-0 lead, however they have been pegged again by targets from Renars Krastenbergs and Nikolajs Jelisejevs.
Friberg posted in response to his header on Twitter, by saying: ‘Are you watching Arsenal?.’
Friberg has alerted Arsenal to observe his header of their 3-2 win over Latvia in Beijing
Followers have been additionally in contrast his header to Alan Shearer and one other was eager to place him on Burnley’s radar who lately misplaced goal man Chris Wooden in a £25million switch to Premier League rivals Newcastle United.
One fan tweeted: ‘Has Sean Dyche seen this.’
‘Alan Shearer like flick on that,’ one other tweeted.
One other fan questioned Friberg’s determination, by saying: ‘Appears to be like good however he might’ve simply used his hand and assured possession for Sweden.’
Again in 2015, when Chicago Blackhawks ahead Andrew Shaw tried to attain the extra time game-winner by intentionally heading the puck into the web in opposition to the Anaheim Geese, there was a variety of confusion when the aim was dominated out.
In ice hockey, the principles state if the puck is directed by a helmet or any a part of an attacking skater’s physique the aim won’t rely, nonetheless that doesn’t imply a deflection off a physique half unintentionally.
There’s additionally nothing stating you possibly can’t head the puck anyplace else on the ice, apart from attempting on aim.