Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/25/09 at 10:08 PM ET
from Bob McCown at Fadoo,
In the National Hockey League, can a player go on the ice without a helmet? Of course not, there is a rule which states that all players must wear helmets.
Can a goaltender play without wearing a mask. Don’t be ridiculous! Of course goaltenders must wear…hey, wait a minute! Is it possible that a goalie could actually go “old school” like Johnny Bower and Glenn Hall and start flopping around bare-faced?
You might be surprised to know that there is absolutely nothing in the NHL rule book that says they can’t!
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