Is there a better advertisement for the 50th anniversary of the goaltender mask? I don’t think so.
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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:
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.
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.
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.
Here are pics from different angles so you can see the whole mask: