In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, Franny Drummond airbrushes a mask for Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey goalie Steve Mason at PaintZoo studio in Langhorne, Pa. Drummond is one of the few NHL helmet artists who makes helmet designs come to life. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
unzipped the bag and inside found zombie heads with mouths agape staring right back at him through whitewashed eyes.
newly painted goalie helmet, the latest piece of art for his
collection, and pinpointed Philadelphia Flyers teammates who have been transformed into decaying faces and rotting corpses.
said, rotating his
helmet to eye each ghoulish character.
"I just think it looks cool on a helmet," Mason
Drummond has been Mason's
personal artist for two years.
"I'd put his
work up against anyone else's in the world," Mason
"I've seen a lot of goaltenders' masks through the years, and seeing his
up close and personal, the amount of detail he
puts in there, it's second to none."
was razzed last season when his
helmet failed to include any defencemen.
broke in the helmet at practice and it made its NHL debut Tuesday night against Edmonton.
made 35 saves to earn his
first win of the season as Philadelphia beat the Oilers 4-1.