Wednesday, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and former teammate Marcus Johansson participated in the Zuccarello All-Star Game. The event, held at the DNB Arena in Stavenger, Norway, raises money for the charity Right to Play. Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has hosted the game annually since 2014.
Backstrom and Johansson played on Team Forsberg, led by Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Forsberg. And Johansson, now a member of the New Jersey Devils, set up the 44-year-old Foppa with arguably the goal of the game.
Peter Forsberg was out there sniping too… pic.twitter.com/vsnzTpxM4t
— Alex Nunn (@aj_ranger) August 16, 2017
Watch as Mojo goes through the legs to a trailing Forsberg for the goal.
This will not make you miss Johansson at all.
The goal put Team Forsberg up 6-3.
According to Bardown, other big name players to suit up included Mika Zibanejad, Carl Hagelin and Oscar Lindberg.
Team Forsberg. (Photo: @zallstargame)
Team Zuccarello. (Photo: @zallstargame)
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