Oshie grew up 25 miles north of Seattle in the city of Everett before moving to Warroad, Minn., as a teenager in 2002. He spent his day with the Stanley Cup in Warroad, which is also known as Hockeytown, USA, but hasn’t forgotten his Pacific Northwest roots.
“Dream come true!” Oshie wrote on Instagram after raising the flag at CenturyLink Field while wearing a No. 12 Seahawks jersey. “Thank you Seahawks for inviting me to raise the 12’s flag.”
The Seahawks have honored their fans by inviting a special guest to raise the 12th man flag in the south end zone at their stadium since 2003.
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