Colorado Avalanche: Ranking the Best Goalie Masks in Avalanche History

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Patrick Roy Had Two Masks His Entire Time with the Avalanche

He did have two masks, but there is really only one iconic Patrick Roy mask, and it is the one above. It is quite possibly the most simple mask on this list, but it is also easily the most badass mask.

Here’s a couple different angles:

And the right side:

That’s also a great picture because, knowing Patrick Roy, he was probably saying a few choice words to the referee.

It’s really just a gorgeous mask if you look at it carefully. The mountains are on the top and bottom of the mask, and their surrounded by wispy clouds, with an avalanche raging down the mountains at the bottom.

It’s easily my favorite mask out of the goalies on this list. However, he loses a little style points for the second mask he wore.

Patrick Roy’s Mask From 2000-01 to 2002-03

It’s just not the same. It’s still the mountains, wispy clouds and an Avalanche taking place, but it’s just not the Patrick Roy mask that we all know.

Here’s a few different angles:

The mask is the same on the right side. But it’s the top that I really don’t like:

It’s just too bland, and stands out too much from the rest of the mask. I like his first mask because the top of it is blue, and pops a little bit.

Anyway, Patrick Roy deserves to be the top goalie on this list, but now it’s time to take a look at the top three masks for the final slide.