Mike Smith’s sick retro Coyotes goal mask got to meet its maker … well sort of. While the front and sides of Smith’s mask for the Coyotes throwback night had all sorts of cool designs harkening back to the team’s original logo in the desert.
But the best part was the back, which had an painting of Coyotes megafan Alice Cooper. In the above photo, Cooper got to see the mask live and in person.
I don’t know what’s the best part of this? The mask? Cooper? Or the fact that Cooper’s jersey is made by Starter (click it to see a larger image).
This is just horrifying, and incredible at the same time:
— Alice Cooper (@RealAliceCooper) March 6, 2015
Here is a Vine by the Coyotes coming out onto the ice in these unis, which the team wore from 1996-2003. The first 5,000 fans in attendance received Jeremy Roenick bobblehead dolls.
For us old timers out there, it’s kind of surreal that these uniforms are considered ‘retro’ or ‘vintage’ in this day and age. But it’s always nice when a team can celebrate its heritage.
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