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  • 15 Gnarly Hockey Faces

    15 Gnarly Hockey Faces

    The NHL is not a place for guys who take great pride in their good looks and impeccable bone structure. In fact, if you have reservations about suffering permanent facial disfigurement, you might want to think about taking up another sport. The Edmonton Oilers’ Taylor Hall certainly know what I’m talking about. Last week, the […]

  • 12 Scariest Hockey Masks

    12 Scariest Hockey Masks

    Today marks the 52nd anniversary of one of the most iconic artifacts in professional sports: the hockey goalie mask. On November 1, 1959, in a game against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, legendary Montreal Canadiens netminder Jacques Plante became the first goalie in the NHL to wear a mask that entirely covered his face. […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Is Your Mask Looking At Me?

    Picture Of The Day: Is Your Mask Looking At Me?

    Before you begin to believe that Carey Price is as creepy as the mask he was wearing during yesterday’s NHL Heritage Classic, we should inform you that the design by artist David Arrigo, which featured the look of an old-school goalie mask with eyes on the top and a mouth on the bottom, was a […]