Thread: News Article: Less padding = more production
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02-10-2013, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Hank4Hart View Post
Jose Theodore had the best season of his career, putting up .931 save percentage wearing these!
He's also wearing a huge chest protector and a huge glove and blocker.

Also, if you bothered to read the article, you'd know that the NHLPA nixed a bunch of the goalie reduction that the NHL wanted and instead made a very marginal change. Save percentages went up because the game started deteriorating again. Two separate issues.

Originally Posted by Canucker View Post
I personally think its less about adjusting goalie equipment and more about creating more scoring chances.
Reducing equipment does increase scoring chances. You used to able to fly down the wing and snipe, that used to be a scoring chance. Right now, there is zero net available when you're going down the wing, it's not a scoring chance.

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