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Injured Players Thread (3/6: Staal Out Indefinitely; Not Career Threatening)
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02-18-2013, 09:58 AM
DROP THE PUCK
Join Date: Dec 2007
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Yeah, full face masks prevent injuries, no kidding.
But the problem is, you can't have some players with face masks and some players without (due to the injuries it would cause if someone's face mask hits someone's uncovered face). And you can't mandate that all players wear face masks.
Just like how players choose not to wear visors. It's their choice.
Grandfather them in.
At least visors.
CHL and NCAA and below are mandated anyway.
It shouldn't be a choice anymore.
I didn't want to derail the thread. But its an issue I've always felt strongly about. And got on the subject because Staal's concussion was brought up.
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