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03-06-2013, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Blue Liner View Post
Or, as a businessman (or a collection of businessmen) you take the chance out of it collectively and make it a job requirement a la other business do with safety standards.

Again, not advocating either way, just saying, the argument can be made. Personally, I'm fine with players having the choice, but if they changed it to mandatory and/or grandfathered a rule in I wouldn't lose any sleep over it and would understand it.

NCAA players and 18+ junior players are adults, too, but don't get to choose. Where's the uproar there?
Obviously I wouldn't lose sleep over it either, but it's not nessecary.

JR and NCAA players are a completely different topic. But ya, the ones that are adults should be able to decide whether or not they wear one. But they don't get much of a say in what happens in their league, the NHL players do.

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