In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

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A Close Look at Hockey Goalie Facemask Cages

[Today we have a sensational guest entry from Sean Egelhardt, who’s written a superb analysis of a little-noted uniform element. You’re gonna like this one. — PL]

By Sean Engelhardt

Henrik Lundqvist, like most NHL goaltenders, has a new mask this year. The design resembles the one he’s used in years past, but this . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Hockey Goalie Facemask Cages

How Long Was That Jersey Sitting in a Storage Closet?

Screen shot by John M.

Reebok’s vector logo on NHL jerseys was replaced with the company wordmark at the start of the 2011-12 season — a full three years ago — so it was surprising to see Rangers forward Chris Kreider wearing a vector-emblazoned jersey during last night’s game . . . → Read More: How Long Was That Jersey Sitting in a Storage Closet?

Recapping a Busy Day for the Uni-Verse

Phew — that was one busy day for the uni-verse! Let’s go over what happened, in the order that it took place:

1. Okay, so this first item was actually mentioned in yesterday’s Ticker, but I’m going to include it here anyway. On Monday night, Hawks forward Al Horford Instagrammed an image from a . . . → Read More: Recapping a Busy Day for the Uni-Verse