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Muffler Man sketch by Chandler O'Leary

Slapshot statue

San Jose’s Muffler Man might not be the most unusual fiberglass specimen out there, but he’ll always have a place in my heart for combining my favorite type of roadside attraction with my favorite sport. Heck, the Muffler Man’s standard pose is perfect form for holding a hockey stick: top hand pointing down, bottom hand pointing up. If that’s not a sign this guy is just my type, I don’t know what is. Now if only I could find a Paul Bunyan goalie somewhere…