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05-08-2013, 12:40 PM
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Bobblehead
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Originally Posted by CornKicker View Post
its a typical knee jerk reaction

kids are getting hurt - take it away form them for one more year...........

how about exposing the real cause to the problem, which is players turning their backs and skating with their heads down as well as the glorification of headhunting hits.

hockey is a contact sport, guys in mens league still get hurt, its a risk you take when you play. this decision is just deferring the risk to a higher age group that has more potential to injure someone.
kneed jerk reaction? to years of study by medical experts.

kids are getting hurt - take it away form them for one more year........... focus more on preparing them for checking.


hockey is a contact sport, guys in mens league still get hurt, its a risk you take when you play. this decision is just deferring the risk to a higher age group that has more potential to injure someone. This statement doesn't match the research.

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