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Maxime Lagace Debuts New Goalie Mask

Vegas' goalie pays tribute to Gerard Butler and the movie, 300.

by Dan Marrazza @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

Maxime Lagace knew he wanted something.

What he wanted, he didn't know. He just knew he wanted something new when it came to debuting a new goalie mask against the Edmonton Oilers tonight.

"I just gave it to the artist," Lagace said. "I gave him the control. I wanted to see what he could come up with."

After careful planning, which Lagace says was in the works for weeks - even before he became the Golden Knights de fact No. 1 goalie when Oscar Dansk went down on October 30 - this is what was produced.
 

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Sharp looking, for sure. Although a bit different.

While Dansk and Marc-Andre Fleury have gone with more traditional black and gold color schemes -Malcolm Subban is still wearing an unpainted, generic white mask - Lagace has gone with red.

 

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Although a clever little insert adorns the portion of the mask that covers Lagace's left cheek; Gerard Butler's character, King Leonidas, from the movie 300.


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"I just like that movie," Lagace said.

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