It's Halloween and a significant anniversary, so time to bust out the scary masks

With Halloween upon us and and the 57th anniversary of the first goalie mask (Nov. 1) looming, we took a look at some of the scariest masks in today's NHL, and a few throwbacks just purely based on their awesomeness.

Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins

Cam Ward, Carolina Hurricanes

Cam Talbot, Edmonton Oilers

Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators

Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders

Kevin Poulin

Kevin Poulin's mask has arrived and it's zombie themed!

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Evgeni Nabokov

Vesa Toskala