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Jason LaBarbera’s goalie mask is a tribute to The Rock

Goalie masks in hockey allow a rare opportunity for an athlete to express themselves as a part of their official uniform. In the case of Jason LaBarbera, the masks allow him to pay tribute to some of his favorite wrestlers from the WWE.

Skating in the AHL within Philadelphia’s organization, LaBarbera needed a new helmet and he wanted to highlight one of the most popular (and electrifying) men in sports entertainment.

The Rock!

LaBarbera has previously had other wrestlers on his helmets (Undertaker and Ultimate Warrior, to name a couple), but The Rock might be our favorite. The mask also has the Flyers logo, but most people will be too distracted by The People’s Champion.

David Rogers

About David Rogers

Managing Editor of the NHL blog Puck Drunk Love and contributing writer for The Comeback and Awful Announcing. Firm believer that Ray Hudson is the most entertaining commentator in sports.

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