Puck rock: A look at some of the best musical tie-ins in hockey history
A high-paced sport like hockey is a perfect fit to honor music legends, and thankfully, there have been many instances of the two worlds colliding.
Great Goalie Mask Debate: Ranking the sharpest headwear among the NHL's top keepers
Gone are the days when goaltenders donned one mask — or stuck to one theme — for the majority of their careers, but the ever-changing mask art gives us the chance to rank the headwear worn by the NHL's top keepers.
Blackhawks’ Darling honors Cubs’ World Series win with beautiful Winter Classic mask
Scott Darling is bringing the Cubs’ World Series win with him to St. Louis for the Winter Classic. Check out this amazing design, which includes a great portrait of legendary Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray.
Gibson’s unique new Ducks mask allows fans to complete the design
Anaheim Ducks netminder John Gibson has a new mask, but the design won’t be finished until fans get their hands on a picture of it and connect the dots.
Craig Anderson's new goalie mask features "ghost paint"
The Ottawa Senators netminder pays tribute to the masked men that came before him, but there are some special effects that you need to know about first
Dark Knight watches over Toronto on Andersen’s new Maple Leafs mask
Frederik Andersen’s Maple Leafs masks have been focused on the team since his signing, but his newest helmet pays tribute to his homeland and one of its most famous exports.
Jets’ Hutchinson has awesome Essensa throwback mask for Heritage Classic
Bob Essensa helped inspire Michael Hutchinson’s special mask for the Heritage Classic. Now Hutchinson has to hope he gets the chance to use it in game action.
Oilers’ Cam Talbot loads up the Ecto-1 on new Ghostbusters mask
Cam Talbot’s Ghostbusters masks have become a staple of every new season for the netminder, and he’s preparing to roll into the new season with his version of the Ecto-1.
Jets’ Connor Hellebuyck pays tribute to Dan Snyder with mask design
Connor Hellebuyck will have a Dan Snyder tribute patch stitched inside his jersey after switching to No. 37 with the blessing of Snyder’s family, but Hellebuyck’s homage carries over to his mask.
Michal Neuvirth's mask pays tribute to Philadelphia Flyers late owner Ed Snider
Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth has a new mask. It pays tribute to the venerable Ed Snider, the team's late owner, who died in April.
Blackhawks’ Darling has an excellent new Wayne's World mask
Scott Darling’s mask for the upcoming season is absolutely excellent as he’s paying tribute to the Wayne’s World films, which featured a pair of rock-and-roll loving Chicago Blackhawks fans.
Braden Holtby’s World Cup mask pays tribute to Gord Downie, Tragically Hip
Washington Capitals netminder Braden Holtby decided to go outside of his comfort zone with a mask design that features images of Gord Downie. The mask will be auctioned and proceeds will go to charity.
Frederik Andersen shows Maple Leafs love with World Cup mask
Frederik Andersen will represent Denmark and Team Europe at the World Cup, but he’s also giving a nod to his new home in Toronto, where the tournament will be played. Showing some love to the Maple Leafs could help Andersen earn some fan love.
Jonathan Quick pays tribute to Special Forces with World Cup mask
Jonathan Quick’s knight helmet style mask has been a staple over the past several seasons, even when he suits up for Team USA. But Quick is going a different route for the World Cup and tipping his cap to the Special Forces.
Mrazek’s amazing World Cup mask crosses King Kong with Family Guy
Petr Mrazek has a brilliant mask design for the World Cup that features Peter Griffin, a staple of Mrazek’s masks, as King Kong scaling the CN Tower. It’s going to be hard for any netminder at the World Cup to top Mrazek’s design.
Michal Neuvirth unveils checkerboard Czech Republic mask for World Cup
Michael Neuvirth has a bold new mask for the World Cup featuring a checkerboard design, Czech flag and a beautiful sketched drawing of a landmark from his hometown.
Maple Leafs’ Bibeau pays tribute to ‘The Cat’ with awesome Potvin mask
Toronto Maple Leafs netminder Antoine Bibeau is hoping to see his first NHL action this season, but his mask will have him looking like one of the most beloved goaltenders in franchise history.
Ben Bishop updates his Tron-style design for awesome Team USA mask
Ben Bishop went back to the well and teamed up with his mask designer for the World Cup of Hockey. The result was an eye-popping Team USA lid that makes use of the same glow in the dark technology as his Tampa Bay Lightning helmet.
Marek Schwarz debuts new mask designed by his kids
Former St. Louis Blues goalie recently debuted a mask covered in drawings made by his children, and the result is adorable and fantastic.
John Gibson’s classic Donkey Kong-inspired mask is awesome
Anaheim Ducks netminder John Gibson is a fan of classic video games, and the rookie netminder put the original Donkey Kong game on display on his brand new mask.
Here’s Richard! Canucks netminder Bachman’s new mask honors ‘The Shining’
Canucks netminder Richard Bachman has an interesting connection to author Stephen King, and Bachman’s new mask pays tribute to the author’s famous novel The Shining, as well as the movie of the same name.
Robin Lehner debuts unique new mask designed to look like a sketch
Robin Lehner’s new mask stands out not because of flashy designs or vibrant colors, but because it’s completely devoid of color. The Sabres goaltender’s unique sketched design is a new spin on the goalie mask.
Corey Crawford goes with clean, snow-covered design for Stadium Series mask
For the third time in six seasons, Corey Crawford needed a mask for an outdoor game. But instead of going with intricate detail, the Blackhawks goaltender went big, bold and simple, and it turned out great.
Devils’ Schneider, Kinkaid unveil throwback masks for retro night
The New Jersey Devils are going retro, and goaltenders Cory Schneider and Keith Kinkaid have new masks to get in on the fun. Schneider’s mask honors two of the Devils’ greatest blueliners and pays homage to three goaltenders, while Kinkaid went with a nice Martin Brodeur tribute.