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03-30-2012, 09:53 AM
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hockeymass
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Originally Posted by goalie29 View Post
I cut the shoulder caps off of mine, for less bulkiness. I like having the chest and back protection since I play with a range of abilities with a range of control of their sticks and shots.

I don't understand the "I don't want to separate my shoulder" arguement. All the separated shoulders I've witnessed (3 of 'em) were from people putting out a hand when they fell on the ice. Shoulder pads don't hold your shoulders or collar bones together.
Three's not much of a sample size and it's a pretty bold jump to make the conclusion that shoulderpads don't prevent separated shoulders. It's obviously possible to dislocate or separate your shoulder through an impact.

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