Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/20/14
This has been Petr Mrazek’s first year as a professional after playing three seasons in the OHL.  He started off the season with the Toledo Walleye in the ECHL and then moved to the AHL to play for the Grand Rapids Griffins, the Detroit Red Wings minor league affiliate.  On Thursday night, the Red Wings 5th round pick from 2010, will make his first career NHL start.  With his debut tonight, we will get to see his fantastic Superman Peter Griffin mask in action.  This is easily one of the more creative masks that I have ever seen, especially in Detroit where fans are used to seeing Chris Osgood and Dominik Hasek, who didn’t even wear normal goalie masks.It’s unclear what the reasoning behind giving Mrazek the start over Jimmy Howard is, but Red Wings Head Coach Mike Babcock has confidence in him.“(Mrazek) just wins. Nothing seems to faze him…he just wins.” -Mike Babcock— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 7, 2013Mrazek’s stats show you that he has played well at every leve...
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  • what a great debut a 5-1 beatdown of the Blues SUPERMAN had it all going, never doubt Babcock he has this kid pegged, lets keep him in HOCKEYTOWN!!!!!!! he can only get better...............wolverine133
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