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National federation mandates neck guards

By KEVIN BERTELS, Star Tribune, 05/16/24, 2:45PM CDT


The decision comes after Minnesotan Adam Johnson died from a skate blade lacerating his throat.

The No. 7 worn by Adam Johnson at Minnesota Duluth hung in 3M Arena at Mariucci in the days after Johnson's death. (Angelina Katsanis, Star Tribune)

Mike Randolph, Minnesota's co-leader in boys hockey coaching victories, supports the decision strongly. His son played youth hockey with Adam Johnson.

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