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Over at In Goal Magazine (H/T Puck Daddy), Kevin Woodley reports that the NHL goaltenders across the NHL are still awaiting an agreement between the NHL and NHLPA on equipment size reductions for this upcoming season, specifically the height of the leg pads. Woodley says the main disagreement seems to be the NHL wants to limit the length of the pads above the knee, while the NHLPA just wants a standard height for the entire pad. With summer skates just around the corner, many goaltenders, including Henrik Lundqvist, are starting to get concerned that they won't have appropriate time to adjust to the new pads... “If they change it, as long as I have the new gear early August it should be fine.” Another worry Lundqvist has is safety. With players shooting harder than ever, a reduction in pad size could leave him vulernable to injury... “I don’t have a problem with change, as long as the safety is the main focus. You might be able to cut a few things but we are...
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