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Goalie helmets used to be designed for one thing: to protect the domes of hockey's craziest people.

These days, however, they're designed for artists, as goalies are now constantly looking to one-up the competition with the most impressive designs in the league.

This year, Coyotes netminder Jason LaBarbera picked it up a notch and, working with artist David Arrigo, paid homage to fallen hero Pat Tillman.

Click here to see more photos of the Pat Tillman Mask!


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