Originally written August 20, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
Goaltenders are a strange breed. It's assumed one has to be in order to willingly stand in front a frozen piece of vulcanized rubber hurtling at over 100 miles per hour. However, like any eccentric group of people there are some goaltenders that redefine the meaning of bizarre. Meet Richard Bachman, goaltender for the Dallas Stars. Unless you follow the Dallas Stars closely you're probably not very familiar with Bachman, a goaltender that has only appeared in 19 career NHL games. Bachman might be a face you'll forget but it's safe to say he will sport a mask this season you won't be able to erase from your memory anytime soon. You might be wondering why Bachman would want to wear a mask depicting one of the most iconic horror films in history, The Shining. The answer is actually quite simple. Stephen King, the legendary author, occasionally would write under the pen name of Richard Bachman. Due to this similarity of names with arguably the master of horror lite...
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