The position of goalie has an inherent romanticism: masked men clad with cool armor, serving as the last line of defense. They play entire games, with an unparalleled ability to impact outcomes. When they're on, they can single-handedly defeat a giant foe. They are the consummate underdogs and towering superheroes all at once.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Mike Murphy 2011-12 Mask
Mike Murphy of the Carolina Hurricanes.
I have no close-ups of his mask. This is a game photo from December 9, 2011.