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October 13, 2003
The NHL is in the Dead Puck Era, and the key cause for the lack of scoring is that today's netminders use such oversized equipment that they blot out the goal. See for yourself
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October 13, 2003

Size Matters

The NHL is in the Dead Puck Era, and the key cause for the lack of scoring is that today's netminders use such oversized equipment that they blot out the goal. See for yourself

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1930s
GEORGE HAINSWORTH
Toronto Maple Leafs

1940s
MIKE KARAKAS
Chicago Blackhawks

1950s
GLENN HALL
Chicago Blackhawks

1960s
BERNIE PARENT
Philadelphia Flyers

1970s
KEN DRYDEN
Montreal Canadiens

1980s
GRANT FUHR
Edmonton Oilers

1990s
PATRICK ROY
Montreal Canadiens

2000s
J.S. GIGUERE
Anaheim Mighty Ducks

FOR THE MODERN GOALTENDER BIGGER GEAR MEANS LESS NET. PITY HIS PREDECESSOR

UPPER BODY PADS
Luongo's all-in-one is bulky but lightweight, expanding his arm, neck, shoulder and chest area. By comparison, Mio's pads are tiny.

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