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Ian Laperriere Will Start Wearing A Visor

He blocked another shot with his head tonight that took around 60 stitches to close.

He talks about going to a visor for the rest of his career.

added 8:32am 4/23/10, Watch Lappy block the shot with his face below…

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he’s turning into a folk legend in philly.

Posted by FlyersFan on 04/23/10 at 01:23 AM ET

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Visors? That’s sissy talk.

Posted by mike from austin on 04/23/10 at 01:33 AM ET

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Look at that nose. It’s too late.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 04/23/10 at 01:43 AM ET

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I mean…maybe he should just stop blocking shots with his face.

Posted by Flashtastick56 from Meriden, CT on 04/23/10 at 01:54 AM ET

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His face is the place the puck would do the least damage.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 04/23/10 at 01:55 AM ET

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Wish the wings had had the cash to sign lap dance in the offseason.  he’s a warrior

Posted by DetroitNick on 04/23/10 at 02:40 AM ET

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he’s turning into a folk legend in philly.

Posted by FlyersFan

I’m sure. He blocks several shots with his face, calls himself out for being “stupid” and “macho,” and will now wear a visor because its in the best interest of his family.

Yea, that’s pretty much everything great about hockey players.

Posted by Osrt on 04/23/10 at 03:39 AM ET

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he rules

Posted by edillac from isolation on 04/23/10 at 05:16 AM ET

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Who taught him how to block shots?  Put your glove over your face man.  Legs first, don’t lead with the face.  A visor isn’t going to help, it’s not meant to stop slappers.

Posted by 13 user names from New York on 04/23/10 at 01:19 PM ET

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Orst - I love you, man.

I’ll never forget Spector’s comments when he was signed:  “Flyers fans, you’ll love him.” 

They better.  Who is more of a heart and soul guy than Lappy….

Loved him on the Kings.  Baadaaasssss.

Posted by Unicorn Force from DC (but like everyone here, I'm not a local) on 04/23/10 at 11:56 PM ET

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