Goalie pad construction has come a long way even in just the past 20 years. Pads have changed from getting stuffed with horse and deer hair too high tech foams and carbon fiber. With each passing year, pads seem to keep getting small tweaks to help make goalies more mobile (and better protected). With all…Read More
Goalie pad sizing is sometimes confusing. The most confusing part for some folks is the plus sizing or what does the +2 mean? Most pads have a +1 or +2 sizing, ex 34+2. The plus sizing means how many extra inches are added to the top of the pad. This helps with 5-hole coverage when…Read More
One of the coolest positions in sports is a goalie. Partially because of all the cool pads and helmets. However, with all the pads, one of the biggest questions I get is, how do goalie pads fit? The best way to fit goalie pads is to start off with a basic formula. This formula…Read More
Do you need a new goalie stick? Are you not particular about your sticks? Do you grab something that fits the budget and you’ll make it work, as long as it’s the right hand at your local hockey store? Have you given much thought to what paddle length you use? It is often overlooked, but…Read More
What is a full right goalie? I have been asked that several times! A full right goalie is a goalie, who wears the blocker on their left hand, and their glove on their right. For whatever reason, there aren’t many full right goalies out there! There are only a handful of NHL goalies including Louis Domingue…Read More
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