Last year Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund turned heads with his Floorball-style (or 'lacross-style' for the uninitiated) goal
during Finland's semifinal game against Russia in the World Championships. Mikael's younger brother Markus notched a similar goal today.
Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller
, back from vertigo, debuts his new mask
in a tribute to Movember.
The Face Of Hockey
: November 1st will mark the 50th anniversary of Jacques Plante - subject of an upcoming biography
- skating onto the ice wearing a goalie mask. A new style was born, one that would later be carried into the mainstream by another prolific slasher
. And to celebrate the anniversary, TSN is running a poll
asking which current goaltender has the most original mask. (gallery
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