Today I'm doing a straight out Goalie Project. For those of you that are new to the project, have forgotten or just like reading my rules over and over again, here they are:
- Must acquire a minimum of three cards from every goalie to suite up for the Canucks (with a few exceptions)
- The three cards are: rookie card; a card in a Canucks jersey; a card in another teams jersey.
So there you have it, let's take a look at the goalie of the hour - John Garrett. His mask for the Canucks is one of the more recognizable of it's day (especially paired with the flying V jerseys). One of his cards popped up in my top 10 favourite cards too!
He also does a great job helping John Shorthouse (and other past commentators) as a colour guy at almost all Canucks games from the past 10 seasons.
This here is what I like to call a 66% completion. For those mathematicians out there that is two thirds complete ;). The first card of Garrett is the oldest and is from his NHL days in Hartford. That is another cool looking card, the old school pads and mask do a number on me. Unfortunately even though that is one of his first couple years in Hartford, his rookie season was 5 or so years prior to that card from his WHA days. That should be fun to track down!
The other two fall under the "wearing Canucks jersey category", and it does it with a bit of flair. The classic flying V's with a classic mask. Don't get much better than that!
With those three Garret cards, this is where I'm at:
GO NUCKS GO!