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One of the neat things about this year’s Winter Classic matchup is the alumni game. Both franchise’s have pretty cool histories, and Philly’s in particular will be well represented on December 31st.

The Flyers goaltender will be Bernie Parent, he of the iconic mask that you can’t help but picture every time the name comes up.

I was pumped when I heard he’d be wearing a replica of the one he wore back in the day.

NHL.com ran a video that showed us what we can expect to see on it in a couple weeks. Check out how sweet this thing is gonna be below:

Up next on Backhand Shelf: our latest installment of “Systems Analyst.”