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16. Today’s hockey goalies outdo themselves in decorating their masks. How did former Boston Bruins goalie Gerry Cheevers modestly start the trend in the 1970s?

Gerry Cheevers is thought to have started the mask-decorating craze among hockey goalies by decorating his white mask with what looked like black stitches.

Gerry Cheevers is thought to have started the mask-decorating craze among hockey goalies by decorating his white mask with what looked like black stitches.

Gerry Cheevers is thought to have started the mask-decorating craze among hockey goalies by decorating his white mask with what looked like black stitches.

Gerry Cheevers is thought to have started the mask-decorating craze among hockey goalies by decorating his white mask with what looked like black stitches.

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He painted a skull and crossbones on his mask.

 

He applied a team logo on either side of his mask.

 

He painted black stitches to show where pucks hit his white mask.

 

He made his mask look like a jack-o’-lantern for a Halloween game.

 
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