This book includes a wealth of fascinating information, featuring sidebars throughout on famous masks, famous goalies, mask construction, and mask artists and mask makers. But there are very few pictures of masks of the most modern goalies. Try the used section for a bargain. The book offers a visual journey, too. Weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career, he reflects on the players who inflamed his imagination when he was a kid, the way he himself figured in the dreams of so many who came after; takes us onto the ice and into the dressing rooms to meet the friends who stood by him and the rivals who spurred him to greater heights; shows us some of the famous moments in hockey history through the eyes of someone who regularly made that history. For the mask today has gone far beyond its original functionsaving faceto become the most intriguing piece of equipment in sports. This updated edition includes masks worn by some of the most exciting stars in the game today.
He always loved the look of the pro and college goalie masks. Between their concise but complete history and the detailed photographs of masks over the years, Hynes and Smith have created a book that most hockey will enjoy, and all goalies will want to own. Paint Jobs and Metal Bars. Saving Face is a visual journey, too. Among the mpdern masks I'll give the nod to Belfour.
The Cover Photo is of Gary Cheevers Mask and He writes the forward to this book as well, He was the first to paint in a way a mask, when he would put painted stitches, where he was hit in the mask. Tell me Gerry Cheevers is your long lost cousin, link to me on your blog, follow me on Twitter, set up a table at the local hockey tournament to tell people about inGoalMag, send an email to every goalie you know to tell them…impress me, be creative. Marie, Ontario, and made his first mask when he was 14 years old. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It would make an awesome coffee table book, encouraging discussion as guests flip through the photographic evidence of the evolution of the goalie mask, conjuring up old memories of years gone by. I have a soft spot for Biron's Great Gaston lumberjack mask and I liked Huet's ghosts masks before he was traded to Washington. But this book is far more than just a coffee table photo book.
I love seeing new designs come out each year and jump when I see a rare unearthed photo of a vintage piece of fiberglass. The authors do do a good job of explaining the significance behind many of the masks featured in their text. Have been for the better part of 15 years. This book comes with my highest recommendation, and should be a part of any serious hockey library. A book that looks new but has been read.
Saving Face highlights the work of some of the world's most famous mask artists and mask makers in action shots and stunning stills and features commissioned photographs from the Hockey Hall of Fame's unparalleled collection of masks. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports--books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. While goaltenders the world over owe a debt of thanks to those who created, developed, championed, and continuously improved the mask, hockey fans everywhere are thankful, too. Shut my eyes as I would, these last words. It's almost guaranteed that the goalie in your family will cherish this. While goaltenders the world over owe a debt of thanks to those who created, developed, championed, and continuously improved the mask, hockey fans everywhere are thankful, too.
Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This unique book is full of colorful and informative stories and photographs about the mask, its history and the men who have worn them, past and present. This updated edition includes masks worn by some of the most exciting stars in the game today. The first one, sadly, is about money. The mask is the public face of the goalie, of course, so it's fun to look back and instantly recognize players just from that. But as the game progressed, the sticks got lighter, the shots started leaving the ice, and goalies were allowed to do just about anything to block a puck. This updated edition includes masks worn by some of the most exciting stars in the game today.
Based on extensive archival research and exclusive interviews, Saving Face tells the story of the goalies behind the mask and their fight for the right to wear one. Not a lot of meat on the bone. The mask worked for Plante, and eventually the idea was copied around the league. The goalie mask has become the most recognizable piece of sporting equipment in the world. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.
When did goalies start painting their masks? Thus, when we arrive at our last end, what was formerly believed about God will be seen, and what was hoped for as absent will be closely embraced Saving Face: The Art and History of the Goalie Mask as present. His obsessively detailed memory combines with his keen sense for the absurdities that make you shake your head at the league and yet fanatically love the game, allowing you to laugh even when your team is the butt of the joke and as a life-long Leafs fan, McIndoe takes the brunt of some of his own best zingers. No piece of goalie equipment is more revered than the mask, which nowadays is more often than not a piece of personalized art work that only adds to our love of goalies. Some of the classic designs could be seen from the nosebleed section. More importantly, this is one of the finest hockey history books ever written. Jim Hynes: Two parts to that answer. More than 150 historic and modern photos, including 30-plus full-page shots of some of the most famous masks ever created, support a text that weaves the tale of the mask's development.
More than 150 historic and modern photos, including 30-plus full-page shots of some of the most famous masks ever created, support a text that weaves the tale of the mask's development. From the kids who love the colorful mask art of today to those who remember when goalies played without masks, generations of hockey I've always had an appreciation for the history of hockey, especially anything to do with goalies and goaltending. For the mask today has gone far beyond its original function-saving face-to become the most unique and intriguing piece of equipment in all of sports. This book does an excellent job of telling that story, in words and visually through great photography! That said, the modern guys and gals are doing some amazing things with the airbrush. Jim lives in Beaconsfield, Quebec, with his wife Mary-Margaret and their sons Jason and Samuel. Herein lies the fascination the mask, and why there is almost a cult-like following of goalies both pro and amateur when it comes to the details and history of this marvelous innovation.
Buy Saving Face at - - Recommended sites I have a soft spot for Biron's Great Gaston lumberjack mask and I liked Huet's before he was traded to Washington. David is one of the founders of InGoal Magazine which he began in 2009. It feels like it is written at a grade 5-6 level reader. He came up with the idea of using fibreglass. The short answer is yes.