BOSTON -- The National Hockey League general managers voted in favor of recommendations made by the NHL Competition Committee during a meeting Wednesday.
The Competition Committee initially met to come up with the recommendations in a meeting June 4 in Toronto.
Chief among the recommendations are the mandatory use of visors for all players entering the NHL beginning in the 2013-14 season, and the use of hybrid icing in the 2013 preseason.
The NHL Board of Governors will vote on these recommendations when it meets June 27.
If the Board of Governors approves the mandatory use of visors, all players who have fewer than 26 games of NHL experience will be required to wear a visor beginning in the 2013-14 season. Players who have played in 26 games or more will be able to make their own decision on if they want to wear a visor.