Bauer NME VTX Helmet Review: Everything We Know

Bauer runs two lines of goalie masks. The first, their classic Profile style of mask (Bauer 960, 950, etc).

Second, the Bauer NME mask. The Bauer NME VTX mask is a popular option for NHL goalies, some big names wearing them include Devan Dubnyk and Fredrik Andersen.


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Bauer’s Newest Mask: The NME VTX

The team at Goalie Coaches has been testing the NME VTX mask for over a year now, and we absolutely love it. The mask is incredibly comfortable, it’s super light, and the protection is next to none. This mask stacks up very well next to the Bauer 960 XPM series.

Bauer NME VTX Goalie Helmet Mask Review

The new NME from Bauer is an excellent mask, that offers great protection. The mask is super light, and uses INNEGRA technology throughout it’s entirety.

We recommend using a SHAM Sweatband with your mask, rather than the stock sweatband that comes with (SHAM’s come in a two pack, change them out between periods).


Bauer NME VTX Features

  • Lightweight construction, comfortable (It’s one of the most advanced technological goalie masks there is)
  • Built to withstand pro level shots (used by many goalies at the college and NHL level)
  • Wider crown and face (built for goalies with bigger, wider heads).
  • The NME VTX offers 3 fits, Fit 1 / 2 / and 3.
  • It uses industry leading lightweight VTX technology with Poron XRD foam and advanced molded foam (it’s the most innovative liner to date from Bauer, and in goalie masks)
  • Mask uses TeXtreme composit technology, a manufacturing process that only Bauer uses to create strong material without adding the extra weight
  • Designed to be the lightest goalie mask there is
  • It features a stainless steel flat bar certified wire mask with reinforced post grooves so that it stays in place
  • The mask uses a similar harness as the 960 series

Buy the Bauer NME VTX mask from Pure GoalieĀ