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Henrik Lundqvist will sport a modest looking mask for the Winter Classic on Jan. 2 in Philadlephia.
The mask, as usual for Lundqvist, will reflect a New York Rangers theme, and not so much of the man behind the mask.
Dave Hutchison of InGoal magazine released pictures of the mask, painted by DaveArt’s Dave Gunnarsson.
On the side, it’s the Rangers’ third logo of the Empire State Building head, and on the front, it’s the throwback logo used on the sweaters for the Winter Classic.
Here’s the photos:
A front and side view of Lundqvist's Winter Classic mask.
A overhead view of Lundqvist's Winter Classic mask.
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… I was very happy to read this! Henrik continues to be a total a class act. We should be very proud that he represents our New York Rangers.
… ahhh this picture is CLASSIC!!! Love it! Another great job by the guys from Photoshop The Rangers. Check them out by clicking here.
Henrik Lundqvist was the first Rangers player to don the Broadway Hat as well as the most recent. Not sure what's happened to that thing in between but it's struggling...October 18th...December 20th.....what the heck happened to the brim of that thing? They need to stop washing it....when Hank went to put that on Tuesday night it barely fit him.Remember to follow me on Twitter...
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Matchup- Rangers (18-8-4 - 40 points) @ Devils (18-13-1 - 37 points)
TV - MSG, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: New York Rangers 6-3-1 / New Jersey 6-4-0
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Battle of the stats
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