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Florida artist paints Olympic goalie masks

The U.S. hockey team's goaltenders will be sporting the artwork of one of Niceville's own during the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Jason Livery, owner of HeadStrongGrafx in Niceville, pulled red, white and blue from his paint collection to create patriotic mask designs for goalies David Leggio and Brandon Maxwell.

"I do a lot of work for USA Hockey, and they approached me three weeks ago and said they have guys who were announced to play for Team USA for the Olympics," Livery said. "They asked if I would be interested in painting their masks, and of course I said yes."

Livery is one of only a handful of people worldwide who specialize in painting...