Saving Face: The Art and History of the Goalie Mask by Jim Hynes,Gary Smith,Gerry Cheevers

By Jim Hynes,Gary Smith,Gerry Cheevers

Who was once the 1st goaltender to put on a masks in a video game? Who used to be the final to head with no one? while did goalies commence portray their masks?

These are only the various questions which are replied during this definitive publication on goalie mask. Saving Face seems to be on the improvement of the masks from its earliest days as a rudimentary face-saving gadget to its present high-tech layout, bullet-proof building, and state-of-the-art artwork.

The e-book bargains a visible trip, too. greater than one hundred fifty historical and glossy photographs, together with thirty-plus full-page photographs of a few of the main recognized mask ever created, aid a textual content that weaves the story of the mask’s improvement.

Based on large archival learn and unique interviews, Saving Face tells the tale of the goalies in the back of the masks and their struggle for the correct to put on one. It additionally seems to be on the gifted masks makers, artisans, and artists in the back of hockey’s smooth masterpieces. This up to date version contains mask worn via essentially the most intriguing stars within the online game today.

While goaltenders across the world owe a debt of due to those that created, built, championed, and always greater the masks, hockey enthusiasts all over the place are grateful, too. For the masks this day has long past some distance past its unique function—saving face—to develop into the main exciting piece of apparatus in sports.

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