You want the game to "open" up again and get back the "time honored traditions," then take the helmets off, including the goaltender.
The game was played many more years without helmets than with helmets.
I remember the mandatory helmet opponents predicting that it would change the game in a negative way.
Damn if it didn't.
I predict fans will flock to the rinks to watch the game again.
Of course most of those years without a helmet were before the invention of the curved stick (according to legend accidentally invented by an irate Stan Mikita trying to break a stick but failing). Since the curved stick pucks move a lot faster and a lot higher and thus made the unprotected head a lot more risky.
You know, that's not a bad idea. But I doubt if it will fly.