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CHRIS MASON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chris Mason can't find work in NHL; signs in Italy

Former Nashville Predators goaltender and unrestricted free agent Chris Mason has signed a contract to play in the Italian Serie-A League with Ritten Renon. Last season, Mason played in eleven games going 1-7-1 with a .873 save percentage and 3.73 goals against average as backup to star-netminder Pekka Rinne. It is fair to say Mason was terrible. Mason, 37, started his NHL career...
Via Fang Faction
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Mason Signed By Ritten/Renon In Italy by   Steven Ellis

Former Nashville Predators goaltender Chris Mason has been signed by Ritten/Renon of the Elite.A league in Italy. Mason ended up with a 3.73 GAA and .873 save percentage in 11 games in 2013 sitting as a backup to Pekka Rinne. During the 2003–04 season, Mason joined the Predators full-time as the backup to starter Vokoun. In 17 appearances that season, Mason [...]
Via The Hockey House
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mason’s game ‘all over the place’ in 5-2 loss

Nashville’s 5-2 loss was the first game that Chris Mason started in goal for the Predators since February 18th’s 6-5 loss in Colorado. Mason allowed four goals on just 11(More here)…
Via Smashville 24/7
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds' Mason serves as ideal backup for compacted season

Last season, Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz had the luxury of going to the whip hand with his thoroughbred goalie Pekka Rinne -- without the fear of wearing him out. In the early going, as his young team struggled to jell, Trotz rode Rinne hard to keep the Predators afloat. Late in the season, when he sensed that home-ice advantage for the Stanley Cupplayoffs would be crucial...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mason a fine option in tight schedule

Last season, Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz had the luxury of going to the whip hand with his thoroughbred goalie Pekka Rinne without the fear of wearing him out. In the early going, as his young team struggled to jell, Trotz rode Rinne hard to keep the Predators afloat. Late in the season, when he sensed that home-ice advantage for the Stanley Cupplayoffs would be crucial...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Importance of Being Chris Mason

By: Miranda Martin Miranda@Prednecknation.com Now more than ever is the time to have a good back-up goaltender. In this very short and very busy season, every NHL team is facing back-to-back games, generally with travel between. While this is very trying on every player, it is especially tiresome on a goalie. In a traditional  82-game season, it is generally acceptable for each...
Via Predneck Nation
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nashville has become Mason’s second home

“Nashville has always held a special place in my heart,” says Predators goaltender Chris Mason...
Via Smashville 24/7
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Official Release: NASHVILLE PREDATORS AGREE TO TERMS WITH CHRIS MASON ON A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

Inaugural season Predator returns to Nashville Nashville, Tenn. (July 1, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Chris Mason on a one-year contract worth $1.25 million and $250,000 in potential bonuses for a cap hit of $1.5 million. Mason, 36 (4/20/76), returns to Predators’...
Via Predneck Nation
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Predators sign Chris Mason to a 1 year/$1.25mil deal

Press release via the Predators is below: “Nashville, Tenn. (July 1, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Chris Mason on a one-year contract worth $1.25 million and $250,000 in potential bonuses for a cap hit of $1.5 million. Mason, 36 (4/20/76), returns to Predators’...
Via The Predatorial
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

For a Backup Goaltender, Chris Mason’s Goalie Pads are Incredibly Cool

If there was a contest for sweetest goalie pads in the NHL, Winnipeg backup netminder Chris Mason would win hands down with these newly minted badboys featuring the Jets logo.  These just may be the coolest goaltender pads and gloves in NHL history, even if it is the new, albeit inferior Jets logo adorning them.The one-of-a-kind SubZero pads were designed by BStar, a company specializing...
Via The Last Angry Fan
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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