cereal box


cereal box
n.
Substandard head protection, particularly a poor quality hockey helmet.
Example Citation:
"I'm worried about Wayne [Gretzky] every time he steps on the ice wearing that cereal box."
— Brian Burke, quoted in Gare Joyce, "Hard heads shun safer helmets," The Globe and Mail
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