Table 1

Characteristics of players wearing one-half and three-quarter visors

1/2 visor
(N=756)
3/4 visor
(N=11)
Cohen's d
Age2833−1.03
Games played5364−0.39
Penalty minutes3.32.00.36
Points2.22.7−0.34
Goals0.80.9−0.17
Assists1.41.8−0.42
Point shares3.15.4−0.62
  • Only players for whom visor usage was not mandatory were included in the analysis. The mean value for each of the variables is reported. Penalty minutes, points, goals and assists are expressed for every 100 min played. Point shares is an estimate of the number of points contributed by a player to his team. Cohen's d was used to describe the standardised difference between means.