Originally written on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 2/7/13

Earlier in this young NHL season, pictures of the facemask of then-backup Red Wings goalie Thomas McCollum made their internet debut.  McCollum has a liking of the late Chris Farley’s character Tommy Boy. Apparently the sense of humor is a trend among Wings backup netminders as the current Jimmy Howard backup, Petr Mrazek, has a different funny guy on his mask.  The 20-year old Czech has a painting of Family Guy‘s Peter Griffin wearing a Superman outfit.  Mrazek, the Wings’ fifth-round pick in 2010, has not yet made his NHL debut. Two backup goalies, two namesakes painted on their facemasks.  A pattern is forming. via Reddit

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