On goalie pads.

Interesting note from the Sporting News Today regarding a proposed rules change that would shrink goaltenders’ equipment

An NHL source said that final details are still being worked out between the NHL and NHLPA. According to the source, the current plan has each individual goalie being measured and then instructed as to what size pads will be allowed. The Boston Globesaid that kneepads and clavicle protectors will be targeted for reduction in the 2008-09 season.

Guess this means that Jonas Hiller (6-foot-2) won’t be able to trade equipment with J.S. Giguere (6-foot-1), even he wanted to.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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