Jimmy Howard’s new mask has nipples on it

As the new season approaches, we should be seeing a plethora of new goalie mask designs. Here’s what Jimmy Howard of the Detroit Red Wings will wear. It has nipples.

Well, in fairness, so does the Spirit of Detroit statue on which the mask is based.

It’s really a cool concept: The statue is literally raising the city, which be read as a metaphor for how the people of Detroit’s spirit will lift it from its current economic catastrophe or how the Red Wings do the same for those people.

Does that face look like an un-bearded Henrik Zetterberg?

The mask is from Bishop Designs, whose work can be found here.

s/t Malik

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