Be­hind the MASK

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ROBIN LEHNER | VE­GAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS FANS VOTED LEHNER AND artist Dave Gun­nars­son’s mask col­lab­o­ra­tion the NHL’s best last sea­son, and sim­i­lar themes re­main for this sharp new lid af­ter Lehner was dealt to Ve­gas. The demons, which sym­bol­ize Lehner’s bat­tle with bipo­lar dis­or­der, re­main prom­i­nent, as does the #SameHere hash­tag for men­tal-health aware­ness. The scuffed-look­ing matte fin­ish rep­re­sents his raw­ness. The fierce panda knight on the left cheek hon­ors his nick­name: Panda. – MATT LARKIN



Joe Sa­kic knew what to do. Bourque,

40, had waited 22 sea­sons, 1,612 reg­u­larsea­son games and

214 play­off games to lift the Cup. ‘Ovi’ had the best cel­e­bra­tion, but Bourque owns the game’s most iconic Cup raise.

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