2017-18 Leaf Masked Men Hockey is all about goalies and the history of netminders. It’s a unique spot in the hobby where many chase goalies simply because of the position.
Hall of Famer Mark Messier’s many accomplishments are often over shadowed by those achieved by Wayne Gretzky, however he is considered by many to be one of the best players of his generation. Mark Messier’s rookie card was card number 289 from the 1980-81 O-Pee-Chee (OPC) card set.
Two time Stanley Cup champion Brad Richards has decided to retire. The Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island native was drafted 64th overall in 1998 by the Lightning. During his 15 seasons in the NHL he played 1126 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings.
Mark Messier played in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks and still remains second on the NHL all-time scoring list. The six time Stanley Cup champion is considered by many to be one of the greatest hockey players of all time, and the only player to captain two different teams to professional championships.