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07-30-2013, 11:10 PM
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danisonfire
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Originally Posted by JoeCool16 View Post
Might be just an old wive's hockey player's tale, but I've always been told when you take a shot off the foot you shouldn't take off the skate until the game is over to check on it, as the pressure will keep it from swelling. No idea if that has any medical basis, but that's what the grizzled vets on my team tell me!
This is true; I broke my ankle and finished a game. Once the game was over, I took off the boot and my foot swelled substantially. It also didn't really hurt while playing (adrenaline?), after the game it was extremely painful.

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