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Acadia 1902

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Detail 1 – goalie


Acadia Axemen - 1902 - goalie - detail 1
Acadia Axemen – 1902 – Goalie Detail

…The only player in the photo with shin pads was the Goal Tender. His skates have a "Puck Stop" invented by Starr Mfg. Co.Ltd. of Dartmouth which also invented ‘Hockey Skates’, used by players all across the nation as Nova Scotia’s Ice Hockey developed into
Canada’s great winter game…


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