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A brief history of the Goalie’s face Mask

October 14, 2011 by


I remember the incident that led up to the goalies wearing face masks. Notice that I didn’t say they were required. As late as 2009, there was still no official rule requiring goalies to wear face masks.In November of 1959, Jacques Plante of the Montreal Canadiens was hit in the face by a New York Ranger. […]

The L.A. Kings 2011-2012: Observations of a Hockey Noob

October 14, 2011 by


So far into this very young season, the L.A. Kings have won one game and lost two. I’ve been reading up on the team and the consensus is they have not yet lived up to their potential, given all we’ve been hearing about how “strong” and “deep” their team is this year. In last night’s […]


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