Vitek Vanecek Unveils New Mask For 2020-21 Season

Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek and his goalie mask artist Dave Gunnarsson revealed Vanecek’s new mask for the the 2020-21 season on Tuesday. The reveal was initially made on Gunnarsson’s Instagram account.

The new design includes traditional elements, such as the Capitals script logo across the sides, stars aligned along the chin and bottom of the mask and the Weagle topping the new design.

Gunnarsson inscribed the post:

“The mask art saga for Vitek Vanecek continues, here comes the latest chapter 🚀📕. A clean and crisp design built on the beautiful team logos ⭐️🦅. A design which works both up close 👀🔍 as on a distance. Thank you Vitek for the paint ride 🙏😁”

Gunnarsson also released a video of the new bucket.

Gunnarsson has been the lead mask designer for numerous Capitals goaltenders, including Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer, Ilya Samsonov, Pheonix Copley and others.

By Jon Sorensen

Related Articles:
Meet the Man Behind the Capitals’ Goalie Masks: Catching Up With David Gunnarsson
Philipp Grubauer’s Latest Bucket is a Beauty
A Closer Look at Braden Holtby’s ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ Mask
A Look at Vitek Vanecek’s Newest Mask
Hidden Story Behind All of Pheonix Copley’s Professional Masks
A Look at The Bears Goalie Masks for the 2018 Outdoor Classic
A Look at Pheonix Copley’s New Bucket
Vitek Vanecek Gets a New Mask from David Gunnarsson
A Look at The Bears Goalie Masks for the 2018 Outdoor Classic
A Closer Look at Braden Holtby’s ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ Mask
Philipp Grubauer’s Latest Bucket is a Beauty
Meet the Man Behind the Capitals’ Goalie Masks: Catching Up With David Gunnarsson

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
This entry was posted in News and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply