The starter for the reigning Stanley Cup champions customized his mask to pay homage to a former Leafs goaltending great.
Jordan Binnington has always carried a signature swagger. Now he’ll have some snarl, too. https://t.co/CetSjSgFtz #stlblues
— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) October 16, 2019
Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues is sporting the signature creature mask of Curtis Joseph for the season.
Joseph played for both the Blues and the Leafs — among other teams — for major portions of his career. He had his best years in St. Louis as a rookie and young goaltender, but signed with Toronto in the summer of 1998 and had four productive seasons for the blue and white. He was able to win the King Clancy Memorial trophy while in Toronto and earned a couple of Vezina nominations along the way, finishing second in voting for his 1998-99 season.
Binnington’s mask not only features the trademark face of CuJo, but has a portrait of the veteran netminder on the right side.
via stlouisblues.comThe 26-year-old goaltender is a native of Toronto and was always a fan of Joseph growing up.
“I was a Leafs fan. Growing up in Toronto, you pretty much had to …
Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation