Jake Oettinger’s Game of Thrones Themed Mask

Always appreciate a well-done goalie mask design.

Goalie masks are a facet of goaltender’s personalities. Some masks include very personal mementos, such as a child or significant other’s initials. Some celebrate the heritage of the wearer, such as a country flag or national icon.

Whatever the direction in which the design is taken, David Gunnarsson has been there to help bring their vision to life. He’s designed Ben Bishop’s lightning-energy glow-in-the-dark masks for years.

He also recently did a new mask for Dallas Stars prospect Jake Oettinger, who is in his first year of professional hockey playing for the AHL Texas Stars. The theme of this one is Game of Thrones, featuring light dragon imagery amidst the Victory Green background. Considering it has at least three dragons on it, could it be that Oettinger was Team Targaryen as he watched the epic come to conclusion this year?

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It was so exciting to paint and create the next chapter in my friend Jake Oettinger’s mask art saga😊🙏🏻🐉. The design is a story built on the dragon’s of Jake’s favorite TV show...🐲🔥 I love the challenge to transform a mask into a storybook📗, and every new mask is a new story. Always new ideas and design solutions🧠, that is my mission as the paint nerd I am🤓. We built this design on the skin and horns of a dragon, and when you come closer🔎👀 the design transforms and you will enter the saga and travel to a new dimension✨. The creation is also equipped with all the DaveArt Trademark Super FX✨, among them The 4-D Experience🔥, physically feel the painted story👈🏻. Thank you Jake, I am so thankful to be your mask storyteller🙏🏻🤓. @jake30oettinger @dallasstars #nhl #DaveArt #DaveArtTheCradleOfCreativity #DaveArtFamily @nhl #DaveArt4D #DaveArtFantasyUnleashed #DaveArtStoriesOnMasks @txstarshockey

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Here’s a shot of what it looks like in action.

That green really, really pops.