The side-splitting (albeit salty, so be careful looking him up) stand-up comedian Lewis Black does not need to tell any professional hockey goalies that, whereas children are confined to Halloween, they are free to dress up in an alternative persona any time they please.
After all, this is occupational for NHL netminders, not occasional. In fact, decorating one's face mask is treated as just shy of an obligation.
The positional privilege of deciding the exact appearance of a key piece of one's equipment for each game night must be used in a way that speaks to one's individual traits or to the team.
Well, either that or just be creative without any rhyme and reason, but only tasteful intent to snag attention from anybody with a camera of any kind.
The 50 masked men who have exemplified that the best are listed as follows in alphabetical order.