POLL: Mask off – Jonathan Bernier vs. JF Berube

Berube 2013 Kings legends mask

Recently, we brought you stories about two new masks being put together for Kings’ goaltenders. First, we looked at the work in progress for propsect JF Berube, who was paying tribute to two LA hockey legends. Then, last week, we went behind the scenes with Jonathan Bernier to get exclusive details on his new mask design.
Now, with both [...]

Kelly Hrudey not happy about Bernier vs Hollywood

Hollywood sign expected to be removed from Bernier's mask (photo: M. Zampelli)

If you’re on twitter, you probably saw our note earlier today that the folks who own the Hollywood sign have been in touch with the NHL regarding Jonathan Bernier’s mask. According to sources, Bernier either needs to remove the sign from his current mask or he must pay royalties for using it.
After his pre-game skate [...]

Talking LA Kings trade rumors with goalie Jonathan Bernier

Bernier at practice today (photo: D. Sheehan)

As we wrote about earlier today, trading goalie Jonathan Bernier is a risky proposition for the LA Kings when you consider that starter Jonathan Quick can be a walk-away free agent in less than 18 months.
However, he remains one of the key assets likely to move in [...]

VIDEO: Face Paint with LA Kings goalie Jonathan Quick

Below is a short video that covers a lot of ground, as Kings goalie Jonathan Quick talks about three of his masks – the traditional black and silver one he wears most games, the ‘Rogie Vachon’ model worn with the purple and yellow vintage jerseys and the Team USA mask he took to the Olympics [...]

Bernier’s mask rated tops in NHL, but he’s changing soon?

Former NHL goaltender Kevin Weekes, now an analyst on just about every station that covers hockey, selected his top five goalie masks of the season yesterday.
Low and behold, coming in at number one was the Kings’ Jonathan Bernier.
The mask was painted by DaveArt and there are multiple shots of the mask, similar to the one [...]

Sneak Peek – a look at goalie JF Berube’s new mask design

If you’re a loyal reader of MayorsManor, you know all about the man known as ‘Hollywood.’
JF Berube was drafted by the Kings in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Draft. Since then, he’s gone on to become one of the top goalies in the QMJHL.
Here are some details on his new mask.
As shown [...]

Bernier update and new poll

A few weeks ago Jonathan Bernier tried out a new mask. However, no matter what he tried he wasn’t satisfied with the comfort level. He just didn’t like it, so he switched back to his original model.
In fact, he’s done with the new one altogether. “It’s just sitting there and I’m not going to use [...]

Creating a Monarch

Last summer, the Vancouver Canucks asked their fans to help design the mask for backup netminder Curtis Sanford. A few months ago, the folks in Minnesota topped that by asking Wild fans to create the mask of starting goaltender Niklas Bakstrom. Now the Manchester Monarchs are getting in on the fun. Yesterday, they announced their [...]