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12 Classic Goalie Masks

Gilles Gratton

I would imagine this would of gotten some surprised looks the first time a player came skating down on Gilles wearing this intimidating mask which according to Gratton, “It’s not a lion mask at all. It’s a tiger.”  I always thought it was a lion…


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4 Comments on 12 Classic Goalie Masks

  1. What about Ed Belfour’s any of masks, they were a work of art. Ed Belfour took goalie masks paint jobs to a whole new level.

  2. Mike Palmateer’s mask came from a kid who sent him a picture of what he should paint on his mask….

  3. nice you remember jacques plante. first mask in hockey history and fit a great goaltender

  4. Postmandougie // May 25, 2015 at 10:50 pm // Reply

    How do you not include Gary Simmons’s Cobra mask from his Seals/Barons/Kings career? Better than a few on this list…

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