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Khabibulin’s Mask Dented By Chara Slapshot

By , November 1, 2009 7:47 pm
Khabibulin Mask Dented From Chara Shot

Khabibulin Mask Dented From Chara Shot

Is there a better advertisement for the 50th anniversary of the goaltender mask? I don’t think so.

Khabibulin’s New Mask – Decrypted

By , September 13, 2009 1:32 pm

Nikolai Khabibulin’s mask has a lot of meaning hidden with in it that many might not realize. Here it is, decrypted like the DaVinci Code:

Nikolai Khabulins New Mask - Decrypted

Nikolai Khabulins New Mask - Decrypted

Click the picture for a larger view.

Thanks to Jeremy Rowland for pointing out the wall is a reference to the Kremlin Wall, per Khabibulin in his interview with TSN.

Nikolai Khabibulin’s New Mask

By , September 6, 2009 10:32 pm
Khabibulin's new mask ... sexy, yes?

Khabibulin's new mask ... sexy, yes?

First off, thanks to The Goalie Guild for the breaking news, and to David Staples, whose blog brought this to my attention.

Is this effing hot, or what? This thing is gorgeous. On top of the hotness that we behold from the eagle * / wall smashing, we also see Grant Fuhr’s vintage mask in there. Absolutely friggen hot.

Thoughts?

Check out this link to see what his pads look like, from a recent practice.

* – The eagle is likely the two-headed eagle as seen in the Russian Coat of Arms.

UPDATE:

Here are pics from different angles so you can see the whole mask:

Khabibulin Mask Back

Khabibulin Mask Back


Khabibulin Mask Front

Khabibulin Mask Front


Khabibulin Mask Right

Khabibulin Mask Right


Khabibulin Mask Top Right

Khabibulin Mask Top Right


Khabibulin Mask Top Left

Khabibulin Mask Top Left

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