If there's one thing you should know about me and collecting, it's that I like goalies. A lot. Comes with the territory of being a Habs fan and being spoiled with some of the greatest of all time.

So last night was a pretty big deal - the goalie for Team Canada at the World Juniors, Joel Hofer, was in town with the Portland Winterhawks (who are a freakin' force out there) and I was really looking forward to meeting him. Super nice kid, signed everything, chatted, posed for the photo. Couldn't have gone any better.

Here's the haul:

Part one a dual soon to be completed with Nolan Foote of the Rockets:

This one could be FT:

Cool warmup shot:

Big glove save - only thing going into the net here is the auto!

Another one FT:
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Beauty save!

He's a very tall young man. 6'5" - goalies are yuge these days.