West Fargo hockey team delivers flowers to an opponent

Flowers and hockey generally don’t go hand in hand. But the times demanded it for the West Fargo Sheyenne Mustang hockey team, which made a stop on the way to their game against the Red River Roughriders.

They had to deliver some flowers to Tanner Bernhardson, who plays for their opponent.

He just lost his mother to cancer on Monday, Valley News Live says.

“I said ‘Tanner, we’re deeply sorry for your loss, and we just want you to know that we’re thinking about you and praying for you,'” West Fargo captain Blaze Ackerland said.

Tanner’s dad, Duane, posted the story on his Facebook page.

Hockey Pride – what you have when your son answers the door and it is the hockey team he is playing tonight with flowers in memory of his mom. Thanks Sheyenne Mustang Hockey!

Posted by Duane Bernhardson on Thursday, November 29, 2018

“I think anytime you can do something good for another hockey player, it’s a win. It’s a good thing,” West Fargo’s Conner Eichenberg said.

(h/t: Bryan Reynolds)