Found October 04, 2011 on Let's Go DU:
(above) TSN in Canada produced this biography of Bill MastertonBill Masterton won two national championships and was an All-American at the University of Denver in the early Sixties. In 1968 he suffered a head injury during a game against the Oakland Seals and is the only player in NHL history to die as a direct result of an on-ice incident during a game.  Masterton's injury directly led to youth players' mandatory use of helmets and today every hockey player in the world wears a helmet during practices and games.
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