“Game of Thrones” meets the NHL with awesome House banners

As Game of Thrones kicks off another eagerly-anticipated season on HBO, the NHL has set the stage for the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. What better way to marry these two epic tales of brutal conflict than with “House sigils” representing your favorite NHL teams?

Game of Thrones NHL Sigils

A sample of just two NHL house sigils – see the Etsy store for more

Illustrator Rachel Cohen created these banners last year, but given the new season of GoT and the opening of the NHL playoffs this week, it’s well worth revisiting one of the most incredible pieces of fan-art we’ve seen in recent years. “Winter Is Coming”, indeed!