COVID-19 Hockey Face Covering

Photo Credit: Kevin Salemme

This is a neoprene hockey facial covering manufactured by CCM in 2020–the company’s first-ever face covering built for on-ice play. This mask was purchased and used by the NCAA Division I Merrimack women’s ice hockey team. The purpose of the mask was to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while playing ice hockey. The mask itself would attach onto a player’s cage and would cover the mouth, and nose without directly touching the skin.

Location

Sullivan 304C

Accession Number

2020.40.1

Compiler

Kennedy MacAlpine


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