Chicago Blackhawks Grant 12-Year-Old Boy's Wish

Mike Krauser
March 06, 2018 - 1:25 pm

WBBM Newsradio/Mike Krauser

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Blackhawks had a special guest for the skate-around on Tuesday morning.   

The Chicago Blackhawks and Make-A-Wish Illinois granted 12-year-old Mason Berg’s wish to skate with the Blackhawks. Mason lives with muscular dystrophy and is a big Blackhawks fan. 

He suited up Tuesday in a jersey, helmet, and gloves in his wheelchair and was pushed around the ice by the player, pushing the puck around. 

"It was really fun and I liked it when I was playing with all the guys,” Mason said. 

WBBM Newsradio: What was your favorite part of today?

“When I got to score some goals on Forsberg," Mason said. 

He got to fight with Jonathan Toews and said he won and he pulled a prank on him.

“We set up a prank and we loosened the lid on the water bottle. He lifted it up and the cap hit him and then all the water just came out,” Mason said.

Players said Mason put a smile on their face.

Mason, of Midlothian, and his parents were also invited to attend Tuesday's game vs. the Colorado Avalanche.

His mom, Patty was thrilled.

“Something that he’ll never, ever forget and neither will I," she said.

His Dad, Dan, said he couldn’t thank Make-a-Wish enough.

Mason first found out about his granted wish at his school in Midlothian. Brian Campbell, former Blackhawks defenseman & current Hockey/Business Operations Liaison, surprised Mason with the“Blackhawk-for-a-Day” experience.

Blackhawks players, coaches and staff have been performing acts of kindness throughout the city in celebration of the organization’s first-ever “Blackhawks Foundation Night” at the United Center.