NHL goaltender features Transformers on his mask

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  1. BMGFX

    BMGFX Awesome Spooner Veteran

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    Was looking through pictures and noticed that Kari Lehtonen, the goalie for the Atlanta Thrashers had a mask with Optimus Prime on it, as well as "Thrashers" in the TF style on the chin of the mask.

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    He must be a little on the nerdy side, because his past masks have featured Final Fantasy and Kill Bill characters.

    Thought it was a cool place to see Transformers make an appearance. I'm surprised no other goalies have had any TF-related stuff on them.
     
  2. ORIO

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    Cool! :thumb 

    I always thought Transformers and full contact sports seemed like a good pairing
     
  3. lookinglasself

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    Very nice!
     
  4. thygriever

    thygriever Optimus Prime

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    That's not nerdy. He's just totally AWESOME! lol I love the mask. Wish i had one.
     
  5. SuperPrimalZ

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    Well Kari once dyed his hair blue right before his temas first ever playoff appearance, so he's definately something(IIRC the Threashers got swept in the Series, and Kari had his hair shaven off before hand).

    But cool none the less!
     
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    very cool!
     
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    Awesome mask! :thumb 
     
  8. Ziero

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    Those are awesome, but do you have pics of his previous masks too?
     
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    Cool mask. don't know the guy, but he's got style.
     
  10. hockeygamer40

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    I could not agree more!

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  11. Rietzey

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    Too bad the Atlanta Thrashers are terrible..

    I've been planning something like this for my own mask, actually, but I definitely wouldn't use the Movie designs.
     
  12. encline

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    Hey, if you need someone to paint it for you!!!!

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    i really want that mask now!
     
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    Very cool! Another interesting moment I don't often see everyday!
     
  15. Johnator

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    That is all kinds of awesome.
     
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    That's awesome. I knew someone would finally do that to there mask.
     
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    That's really cool. I mentioned to the goalie on my team that he should put G1 Prime on the sides holding the Stanley Cup above his head. The autobot logo should go on top and across the chin should say "'Till all are won" as a sort of play on words.
     
  18. Goaliebot

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    Kari has a sweet mask - painted by Frank Cipra.

    I know of a couple other goalies with Transformers themed masks... hope they don't mind me sharing!

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    Now if only I could afford to drop a few hundred getting my mask painted... but that's money better spent on the plastic crack itself! :p 
     
  19. AutobotJazz4

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    Wicked Mask... would be awesome to have a mask like that, but then with a full face of a Transformer on it and Blue or Red L.E.D.S. lights for the "eye" effect. That would probably sell like hot cakes. Kinda thinking about that... I could modify the Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet... Nah... I will leave that like it is.
     
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    Hey those are some awesome pics!!!!
     

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