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02-19-2013, 05:50 PM
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Gigantor The Goalie
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Originally Posted by MountainHawk View Post
It's simple, padding should not be allowed to extend past the body by more than about 1 inch. You can have as much padding out front as you want, but if your shin is 5" across, the pad should be no more than 6".
And that's where goaltending changes to getting wider people to play net. You obviously underestimate the power and quickness of a shot a player from Junior upwards will have. It'll be like watching a soccer goalie who will be throwing their whole body at the puck in order to try and stop it.

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