Tag Archives: Goalie Mask

Behind the Mask #13 | Matt Ginn: Manchester Storm

After the departure of Mike Clemente in the off season, the Manchester Storm were without a solid shot stopper going into the new season.

It was then that a young Canadian shotstopper from the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL arrived, a legit prospect that was one league away from the show in his time with Providence in the AHL, Ginn has always held a very impressive save percentage in the 90% range.

Continue reading Behind the Mask #13 | Matt Ginn: Manchester Storm

The Evolution of the Goalie Mask

I have always been drawn to goalies, their helmets and the stories behind them are fascinating and each one is as unique to the person wearing them. They are the only piece of equipment that can be personalised and that makes them interesting, but what is more fascinating still is their evolution from something as simple as leather across the nose and cheeks, as worn by the Montreal Canadiens George Hainsworth, to the full head masks we are used to seeing today.

Continue reading The Evolution of the Goalie Mask