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30 // DECEMBER 2018 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM By Bob Batz Jr. I t's fine to have questions about blind hockey. That's a small but growing ver- sion of the sport that still raises lots of questions, from the general — How exactly does that work? — to the very specific — How do the players celebrate scoring goals? And then there's this one: Did you see that glove save Doug Goist made in the blind hockey's first international series? We'll come back to that flash of leather in a little bit. It happened during the USA Hockey Blind Hockey Summit at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, Pa. The fifth-annual event this past October celebrated all aspects of this parasport that is blind hockey, which was invented in Canada in the 1970s but is just catching on in places across the United States. The centerpiece of this year's summit was a first series of three games between the Canadian National Blind Hockey Team and The U.S. and Canada on-ice rivalry expanded at the fifth-annual USA Hockey Blind Hockey Summit in Pittsburgh. Blind Hockey Focuses On The Future And A Place In The Paralympics PHOTOS BY Joe Sargent A C L E A R V I S I O N

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