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SJHN Daily: Reimer Debuts Reverse Retro Mask

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James Reimer sported his California Golden Seals-inspired mask at practice on Monday for the first time.

On Oct. 20th, the NHL and the San Jose Sharks debuted their brand-new Reverse Retro jerseys, which paid homage to Seals of the 1960’s and ’70s, to the public. The team will sport these snazzy jerseys six times this season, with the first being this Friday at the SAP Center.

With that Nov. 25 contest rapidly approaching against the Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks players have been testing out the teal and gold gloves at recent practices. Now, we’ve seen Reimer’s mask for the upcoming Reverse Retro nights.

The back of Reimer’s mask appears the same as his current home and away masks, which includes biblical verse Joshua 1:19, an inspirational quotation from businessman and entrepreneur E. Joseph Cossman, and two “Baby Sharks” to represent his two daughters.

Reimer on His Faith, Not Getting Traded, New Mask Details

We will be waiting for a close-up view of the front, but it clearly includes the Seals-inspired colors and font.

Like his regular home and away masks, you can see the subtle “Optimus Reim” Transformers in Reimer’s Retro mask.

Hopefully Reimer, who won’t make tomorrow’s trip to Seattle because of lower-body injury, will be able to sport his new look soon.

AT SAN JOSE HOCKEY NOW…

Stellar performances from Erik Karlsson and Kaapo Kahkonen help the San Jose Sharks trample the Ottawa Senators.

Sheng Peng takes us behind the scenes of the Alexander Barabanov trade.

Elliotte Friedman lists the Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers as potential landing spots for Erik Karlsson.

The Sharks will hope for continued success from goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen.

IN OTHER SHARKS NEWS…

Sharks’ James Reimer missed practice with injury, resulting in Aaron Dell’s call up from the AHL.

The San Jose Barracuda were then forced to recall Strauss Mann from the Wichita Thunder.

Thomas Bordeleau recently earned AHL’s third star of the night after completing a natural hat trick.

The Sharks are becoming frustrated with the dangerous hits they’ve received that have gone unpunished by the NHL.

AROUND THE NHL…

The Boston Bruins cleared the bench as Patrice Bergeron tallies his 1,000th NHL point.

The Philadelphia Flyers are struggling and have now lost seven consecutive games.

The Edmonton Oilers are the latest victim of the red-hot New Jersey Devils.

Despite winning 5-4, the Vegas Golden Knights practically benched their third line for nearly the entire third period.

Detroit Red Wings‘ Swedish stars are pushing for the Swedish Hockey Federation to retire Borje Salming’s No. 21.

The St. Louis Blues set record for longest win streak following an eight-game or more losing streak.

With 11 points in four games, Sidney Crosby earned the NHL’s first star of the week.

The Minnesota Wild will have special jerseys to celebrate Native American Heritage Day.

The Dallas Stars lost in a shootout despite the valiant efforts of Jake Oettinger and Jason Robertson.

Nick Paul’s two goals not enough to propel the Tampa Bay Lightning to victory.

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