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11-06-2012, 09:47 PM
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Originally Posted by ReverendAlBundy View Post
I can think of twice in the NHL that players have had their necks cut. Can't think of a single player getting hit in the ear with a puck. Maybe it's not as much 'common sense' as you seem to think it is.

If you're playing right, you shouldnt ever have to worry about getting hit in the ear with a puck, since you should always be facing the play anyway. There's a reason the only NHLers that wear them are mega star players that are more than likely paid extra by their respective sponsor to do so.
Scott Stevens taking a Kubina slapshot to the ear...


Hendricks took a wayward OV shot...
http://www.sportsgrid.com/nhl/matt-hendricks-split-ear/

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