James G. Kyte (born March 21, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Kyte made history by being the first (and to date, only) legally deaf National Hockey League (NHL) player, playing 598 games in the NHL.
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... hockey players during and after his professional hockey career, Kyte was the only player of his time to wear hearing aids during games ... According to NHL records, Kyte was the first legally deaf player to play major pro hockey ... To protect his hearing aids, Kyte wore a specially-designed helmet that had flaps covering the center of his ears ...
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