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Players bumping helmets after wins and with the goalies after a block have been traditions for as long as hockey has been around. It is their way for showing support and congratulating each other.

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its a way of saying good luck to the goalie and that he did a great job that night during the game

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It's just a tradition congratulating a goalie on a job well done. Most players will give the goalie's leg pads a thump.

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