Hockey shield inventor ready for battle
Ice hockey had been a mainstay of Bill Everett’s life growing up in the Northeast.
The 59-year-old satellite-television executive expected to play it professionally.
“It’s all I wanted,” the Parker resident said.
A slap shot shattered Everett’s dreams in 1970 and left a plate in his skull. But the injury, he said, helped him develop one of the sport’s most visible safety products — the clear face shield….