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12-19-2007, 01:32 AM
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VisionQuest*
 
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Originally Posted by Pavel View Post
I always preferred smaller, lighter shoulder pads. I thought guys in my rec league looked ridiculous with their huge shoulder pads. Like they were ready to step onto a gridiron rather than a rink.

Yeah.
Massive plastic cupped shoulder pads; check
full cage with mouth guard attached; check
massive cumbersome pants that interfere with skating; check

stick flailing helplessly carving the nearest player that actually knows how to control himself on the ice; check.

It gets pretty bad with the guys that started playing as adults sometimes.

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