Player-inspired NHL rules changes
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01-13-2013, 05:08 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Long Island, NY
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Rule: Players can't cut the palms out of their gloves.
He used to cut the palms out of his gloves and when standing in front of his net, covering an opposing player, he would hold the opponents stick with his bare hand, while the fingers of his glove would hang down making it appear to the referee that he wasn't holding the stick.
Slats Sather was still doing this in 69-70, when he was my favorite Rangers player. It was mentioned in a newspaper story about a game where he was caught.
rule: Goalies can't carry the puck past center ice.
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