There used to be a time when NHL goaltenders didn’t wear masks.
That seems amazing today, but it wasn’t all that long ago. Around 50 years ago, in fact.
San Jose Sharks coach Pete DeBoer sees a day when full face protection could become the norm for skaters, too.
“It’s probably the next step,” DeBoer told the Canadian Press. “No one thought helmets were coming in and they did, and then no one thought visors were coming in and they did. I’m sure there will be a day down the road one day here where it is (normal). I think it’s a ways off. It’ll get here one day.”
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