Thomas McCollum's Winter Festival mask features Chris Farley (PHOTO)

The week leading up to the Winter Classic on New Year's Day will feature a massive Winter Festival taking place at Comerica Park with multiple outdoor games. That means even more specialty equipment for the event. We've already seen Grand Rapids Griffins goaltender Petr Mrazek's adorable snowman pads, now we have Thomas McCollum's tribute to Chris Farley.On the backplate...
Via The Other Paper
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Hockey goalie’s mask pays tribute to Chris Farley as Tommy Boy

Grand Rapids Griffins goaltender Thomas McCollum's mask pays tribute to Chris Farley as his famous character from the film "Tommy Boy."
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Grand Rapids Griffins Re-Sign Thomas McCollum by   Steven Ellis

The Grand Rapids Griffins have agreed to terms with goaltender Thomas McCollum on a one-year AHL contract. Detroit’s first choice (30th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, McCollum was named to the United States for the 2009 World Junior Championships, finishing in fifth place. The next year,  McCollum split time between Detroit’s affiliates in his first pro season. In 6 ECHL games [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek’s funny facemask (PIC)

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...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings goalie Thomas McCollum has a pic of Chris Farley on his helmet

Detroit Red Wings goalie Thomas McCollum has a pic of Chris Farley on his helmet. Well, Farley or Louie Anderson. **Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Backup Goaltender Thomas McCollum’s Mask Features Chris Farley (Photo)

Detroit Red Wings backup goaltender Thomas McCollum may not see a lot of ice time behind Jimmy Howard this season, but if playing time was dictated by the greatest hockey masks, then he would be starting every game. McCollum who was just called up from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday, wears a mask that features the late Chris Farley wearing a Red Wings jersey with...
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Talking Griffins-Wolves With Daniel Wagner

The Griffins and Wolves met in Chicago on Friday night and the Griffins won 3-0, as Thomas McCollum posted a shutout and helped extend the Griffs' road winning streak to six.  The Griffins remained one point out of the division lead despite the victory.  In anticipation of this Midwest Division battle, I asked Daniel Wagner of the Vancouver Sun's Canucks blog Pass It to...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Griffins Split With Stars But Fall Out Of First

    By Jeremy B.    The Griffins played back-to-back home games with the Texas Stars last Friday and Saturday.  They lost the opener 3-1 with Thomas McCollum in net but won 3-2 on Saturday with Petr Mrazek notching win #7.  Here's what we learned from this series:   1.  Petr Mrazek MUST be the #1 goalie heading forward.  Check...
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Detroit Red Wings Thomas McCollum on His Way Out the Door?

When Thomas McCollum was drafted in the first round of the NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings in 2008, some thought that he would be a potential successor in goal to Chris Osgood. Four years later, the native of Amherst, New York is now battling just to remain with the Grand Rapids Griffins, writes MLive’s Brendan Savage. Since 2008, the Red Wings have never had any major issues...
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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