See the finalists for Devils’ mask design contest

Cory Schneider. (Charles Krupa/AP)

New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider is one step closer to rocking his new mask.

The Devils announced their mask-designing contest last month with an open call for submissions. In addition to having his or her mask design worn by Schneider during the 2015-16 season, the winner will also get four tickets to a Devils’ home game, a signed stick, and a chance to meet and take a photo with Schneider.

“The passion and creativity of our fans inspired me to welcome ideas for next season’s mask,” Schneider said on the contest’s website.

Schneider, along with well-known goalie mask artist David Gunnarsson, who will be painting the winning mask, hand-picked the five finalists, which were announced via Twitter on Monday.

Take a look at the five finalists’ designs:

Not to be excluded, the Columbus Blue Jackets submitted their own design…

… But that didn’t go over so well.

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