I can’t stand it. I can’t stand it…
Helmets have been mandatory for minor hockey players for years.
Now a move to make head protection mandatory for coaches, trainers, and volunteers is gaining strength.
Hockey Calgary is the latest to sign on.
Last year, a goalie coach suffered a near fatal fall behind the net so this season, everyone under Hockey Calgary’s jurisdiction — including coaches, trainers and even volunteers must wear a helmet when on the ice.
Violators of the new rule will be removed and even suspended if they refuse to wear a helmet.