BUFFALO – The patchwork of equipment former Sabres goalie Daren Puppa cobbled together hardly fit his 6-foot-4 frame.
The small pads prevented Puppa from butterflying, the technique he utilized throughout his successful 15-year NHL career. He said the size 13 skates felt “like boats.” The long stick kept him from getting into the proper crouch.
Still, some ill-fitting gear wasn’t going to spoil Puppa’s comeback March 18 at HarborCenter.
“I was out there,” Puppa, 54, ... Read the full article