Men behind the masks

Monday, 12.17.2007 / 2:56 PM CT / Features
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Men behind the masks
Last month, the National Hockey League celebrated the anniversary of Hall of Famer Jacques Plante becoming the first goaltender in NHL history to wear a facemask on a regular basis. Today, as part of a league-wide tribute to the mask, Preds netminders Dan Ellis and Chris Mason tell the story behind their masks in words and in pictures. is the official Web site of the Nashville Predators and are trademarks of the Nashville Predators.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Nashville Predators and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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