But I think I may have found another horrendous trade that rivals that one, and again, Boston is the victim. How many of you know that the legendary Montreal Canadiens goaltender and former federal cabinet minister Ken Dryden was actually drafted by the Boston Bruins? Donate today to support TVO's quality journalism. As a registered charity, TVO depends on people like you to support original, in-depth reporting that matters.
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From the side, his belly seeming to hang low in front of him, he looked like Humpty Dumpty. This story is not about any particular goalie, but about the position itself and how it increasingly dominates the way hockey is played, and not for the right reasons. And this season, in these early weeks, scoring is up slightly and save percentages are down, just as they were after other shortened NHL seasons. The less urgent tone of practice offers goalies little preparation for the jamming, bumping scrum of goalmouth action. A leg pad followed the contours of a leg.
Ken Dryden spent years driving home the grave danger of concussions and head trauma. Now, in this exclusive essay and his new book Game Change , the NHL legend says the time for talk is over. We need a non-negotiable rule on every rink, every game, he argues: No hits to the head, no excuses.