This despite wider nets quietly being introduced by the National Hockey League:
But where the NHL taketh from goalies with a wider net, it giveth back, with somewhat larger pucks:
Three Maple Leafs clearly are offside on this play, but according to Hockey Night In Canada, when the linesman calls it, this will be because the officials have it in for Toronto.
A first look at new Canadien Roman Hamrlik, lugging the puck up-ice.
And a wide view of the rink – this game is from the mid-1960s, made by Munro Games, the inventor of the rod table-hockey game. You just hear the NHL lawyers now, deciding whether to sue for copyright infringement on the almost NHL name of the game…