Jonathan Bernier will be wearing this fantastic retro mask when the Kings don their purple retro-style third jerseys this season. This latest Bernier lid is another step above what artist Dave Gunnarsson created for him to wear last season, taking a similar theme and adding a fantastic tribute to legendary Kings net minder Rogie Vachon.
When you look on the mask from a distance it is a very old school design, crisp and clean. And when you come closer you discover a new world of details that tie the whole together. It also connects with Jonathan´s previous LA masks. On one side I created an artwork with Vachon, I painted him in action together with his old school hockey card, and his signature and number. You also find details from Jonathan´s earlier masks, and as usual lots and lots of details and 3-D effects. I love to put a lot of thought into every detail.