Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jimmy Howard 2016-17 Mask

Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings (born March 26, 1984 in Syracuse, NY.)

Artist: Ray Bishop of Bishop Designs

Article here.

A Farewel to the Joe:

A soft black and gray portrait of Mr. Hockey appears on the left side of the mask opposite Steve Yzerman hoisting the Cup on the right. The lenggends' signatures subtly appear over the portraits...Two wings frame "The Joe" on the stop of the mask with the dates and "Farewell Season."

Howard also had a Hockey Fights Cancer mask (he paid tribute to former Red Wings and current Dallas Stars broadcaster, Dave Strader, on his backplate (Strader was battling cancer this season):

And he also wore a special Christmas mask in December:

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