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.
Friday, October 4, 2013
Semyon Varlamov, 2013-14 Mask
Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche (born April 27, 1988 in Samara, Russia.) Varlamov started wearing a similar but slightly different mask mid-season. Artist: David Gunnarsson
Below is the mask he started the season with (from last season.)