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02-02-2013, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by truebluegoalie View Post
He can't raise and turn his glove hand, so he tried an adapted blocker in the ECHL, but it didn't work well so he is officially retired now.

Here he is at the winter classic using two blockers.



And an article where he discusses the injury.
http://nymag.com/daily/sports/2011/1...blackburn.html
From the article: "At 4:29, Blackburn made his first N.H.L. save, a pad stop on a Peter Bondra slap shot that looked as if it might have been deflected in front by Jeff Halpern."

Jeff Halpern. There is your connection!

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