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These Are The Best Goalie Skates Money Can Buy

Goalie Skates. Besides your helmet, we argue that the goalie skates you chose are the single most important piece of equipment you'll ever buy. We...

The Best Youth Goalie Sticks For The Money

A goalies stick is a vital piece of equipment to be successful. Stick selection is important for each age group of goalies, because of...

The Best Youth Goalie Pads For Any Budget

Youth Goalie Pads. They're the one piece of gear where you can get away with a true entry level pad that won't break your...

Goalie Gloves

These are the best goalie gloves on the market this year. We're huge fans of building a kit of gear that suits your playing...

Best Goalie Sticks

The Goalie Stick market has been one of the most disrupted in recent years. Just 5 years ago, foam core sticks were some of...

Warrior G5 Goalie Pad Review + Everything We Know

Honestly, it can be hard to keep up with Warrior Goalie from time to time. They released a new helmet this spring, a new...

Warrior Goalie R F1 Goalie Helmet Review + Everything We Know

Warrior Goalie is entering the goalie helmet market with the Warrior Ritual RF1. They've been on fire lately, with the release of the Warrior...

Vaughn V9 Review + Everything We Know

The Vaughn V9 pad is officially here. Here's what we know. It's that time of year. The gear companies are starting to release their new...

Best Goalie Pads for Beginners

Are you a first time hockey goalie? A parent of a youth goalie? Chances are, you don't need to go out and buy the...

Sergei Bobrovsky Pads

Sergei Bobrovsky has been a polarizing goalie in the NHL in recent years. From his time with the Avalanche to a stint with Columbus...

Best Goalie Pads for 2020

What are the best goalie pads 2020? This is a pretty subjective question, depending on who you ask. For some, the answer may be...

Mike Smith’s Edmonton Oilers CCM P2 Gear

For the 2019/2020 season Mike Smith is debuting a rocking set of Oilers colored CCM P2 pads. The gear is unbelievable in it's simple yet...

Warrior Ritual GT2 Goalie Pads Review: Everything We Know

An in depth look at Warrior Ritual GT2 Goalie Pads. Warrior's latest line of goalie pads, the Warrior Ritual GT2 is available for purchase. The...

Who Will The Gophers Hockey Have At Goalie Next Season?

With the graduation of senior goaltenders Eric Schierhorn / Brock Kautz and Mat Robson signing with the Wild, the Gophers are in search of...

Gophers Goalie Mat Robson Signs with Wild

Former Minnesota Golden Gophers goaltender Mat Robson has signed a two year, entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild. Robson arrived in the Twin...

Collin Delia’s 2019 Chicago Blackhawks Mask

It's been awhile since we've written a mask feature on our website, but with our recent top goalie masks article, we're planning on releasing...

Andrei Vasilevskiy’s New Bauer 2X Gear

It's happening. Juusi Saros switches to all yellow gear. Then, Casey DeSmith. Andrei Vasilevskiy was spotted wearing a dark blue set of Bauer's new 2X line. Vasilevskiy...

Craig Andersons New GNETIK IV Pads

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson updated his 2018 / 2019 gear setup to the stock graphic offered by Brian's on their new...

Devan Dubnyk’s 2018 / 2019 Minnesota Wild Gear

Devan Dubnyk wears Bauer 2S pads. Each year, he has continued to upgrade his gear with the latest that Bauer's digital printing has to offer...

Devan Dubnyk’s 2018 / 2019 Minnesota Wild Mask

New for the 2018 - 2019 NHL season, Devan Dubnyk is debuting a couple of masks. Devan Dubnyk wears a Bauer NME VTX mask, typically...

Devan Dubnyk 2019 All Star Game Gear

Devan Dubnyk, goalie for the Minnesota Wild, represented the Minnesota Wild at the 2019 NHL All Star Game. The 2019 All Star Game was a...

Best Youth Goalie Masks (for the protection)

Have a youth goalie? Maybe you're a first time goalie parent. Maybe you're a veteran goalie parent. Regardless of where you're at in this journey, ...

Best Goalie Masks (for protection)

Searching for a new goalie mask? You've come to the right place. The team at Goalie Coaches has put together a goalie mask buyers...

Goalie Mask Painting Ideas

Hockey goalie mask designs are some of the most creative pieces of artwork on the planet. From designs that appear simple, yet reveal detail...

The 29 Best Goalie Masks of All Time

The best NHL goalie masks of all time. That's quite a reach, coming up with the best masks, ever. Each year, goalie mask painters raise...

Best Goalie Gear (for the money)

Best goalie gear for 2019.  

Vaughn SLR 2 Goalie Gear Review + Everything We Know

For the 2019 season, Vaughn is releasing a new line they're calling the Vaughn SLR 2. The SLR 2 line comes after the Vaughn...

Warrior Ritual V1 Pro Goalie Stick Review + Release

Last year, just about this time, Warrior broke the goalie internet with the release of their Warrior Ritual CR1 goalie stick. This time, it's...

What is GSAA for Goalies? Understanding GSAA in hockey

What is GSAA? GSAA is a hockey goaltending statistic that stands for "Goals Saved Above Average". In the past decade, statistics have taken a much...

Mike Smiths Mike Vernon Calgary Flames Tribute Mask

Mike Smith has officially broken the goalie internet with his latest goalie mask for the 2018 / 19 NHL season. Smith had his mask painter,...

Bauer 960 XPM Goalie Mask Review

First things first, are the Bauer 960 and 961 goalie masks the same thing?  Yes, they are. The only difference between the Bauer 960 and...

Pekka Rinne’s Goalie Helmet for the 2018 2019 Season

Pekka Rinne is one of the most polarizing goaltenders on the planet, not named Henrik Lundqvist. Rinne did, after all, win the Vezina Trophy...

Garret Sparks Goalie Gear Worn Throughout His Career

Garret Sparks is one of the most polarizing figures in the goalie gear space, period. Up until the 2018 / 2019 NHL season, Sparks...

Best NHL Goalie Mask Designs 2018 – 2019 Season

What's better, an awesome looking set of goalie pads or a well designed mask? How about both? As we continue to move forward in...

Bauer Vapor 2X Chest Protector Review + Everything We Know

It's the best time of year to be a goalie. Well, best for your dreams, worst for your pocket book. It's the "new gear"...

New NHL Spec Chest Protectors for 2018 2019

Year after year, the NHL continues to try to reduce the size of the goaltenders equipment. Most recently, we saw a reduction in the...

Devan Dubnyks New Bauer 2S Gear for the 2018 / 19 NHL Season

Devan Dubnyk, one of the top netminders for Bauer Goalie, has not failed to impress since Bauer came out with their custom digital printing...

NHL Goalie Gear + Pads Tracker 2018 / 2019 Season

Another NHL season is upon us and it's time to track the goalie gear the pros will wear during the 2018 / 2019 season....

Brian’s GNETIK IV / 4 Goalie Gear Review + Everything We Know

August 10th, 2018 - Brian's Goalie announces their latest line, the Brian's GNETIK IV or GNETIK 4. In an Instagram post earlier today, Brian's @goaliesonly...

Andrew Hammond’s Bauer 2S Gear for 2018/2019 NHL Season

Andrew Hammond was recently signed by the Minnesota Wild and should compete for the backup position during the 18/19 NHL season. He wasted no time...

Jamie Phillips Switches from CCM to Bauer 2S Gear

As first broke by @goaliegearnerd on Instagram, Winnipeg Jets goalie prospect Jamie Phillips will be making the switch to Bauer 2S gear for the...

CCM E Flex 4 Goalie Pads Review + Release: Everything We Know

With just a few months until the 2018 - 2019 NHL season gets underway, only one thing is for sure. The latest lines of...

Jake Oettinger’s New Bauer 2S Gear for the 2018/2019 Season

Dallas Stars 2017 first rounder and current Boston University goaltender Jake Oettinger will debut a flashy new set of Bauer 2S gear for the...

Ben Ferrell’s New Vaughn VE8 Set

With the end of most seasons, new gear is starting to flow in as goalies start their summer training programs. Ben Ferrell (@benferr20) worked with...

Whats The Best Composite Goalie Stick On The Market In 2018?

Just like comparing goalie skates, identifying the best goalie stick on the market is largely opinion and styles of play. With that being said,...

What’s The Best Goalie Skate for 2018?

While the best goalie skate is a highly objective line, with our daily snapchat takeovers and Instagram Stories we've nailed down some of the...

Quik Anchor Pegs V2 Anchorpegs Are Here

For those of you who aren't familiar with Quik Anchor Pegs, the manufacturer created one of the most revolutionary hockey net pegs specifically for...

Anders Lindbacks New CCM E Flex 3 Gear

With one of (in our humble opinion) the best looking color schemes in professional hockey, the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team offers quite the canvas...

Jimmy Howard Wearing Bauer 2S?

Similar to the Warrior Ritual CR1 stick this season, the movement of NHL goaltenders and up and coming goalies alike to Bauer 2S /...

Spencer Martin’s New Bauer 2S Colorado Avalanche Set

It seems like just yesterday that Spencer Martin dropped a new set using Bauer's digital printing tech. Actually, it was a month ago (roughly), when...

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...

A Goalie Coaches Themed Mask Painted by Grangroth Graphics

Goalie Coaches has been wearing a Bauer NME VTX Helmet for our on ice Bauer Development Series. With an idea in mind, we approached...

Warrior Ritual G4 Chest and Arm Protector Review

In recent years, Warrior has been one of the major contributors to drastically changing the technology in goalie equipment. The release of the Warrior...

Mike DiPietro’s New Bauer 2S Set

The string of incredible setups being dropped at what feels like a now daily pace continues. Michael DiPietro, goaltender for the Windsor Spitfires of the...

Justin Fazio’s New Bauer 2S Set

Justin Fazio, longtime goaltender for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, is well known for his gear prowess. He recently debuted a new...

Robin Lehner’s New Brian’s OPTIK Gear

It's been quite the season gear wise for Robin Lehner. From brand to brand it seems he has bounced around quite a bit this year,...

Bauer 2S Goalie Skate Review: Everything We Know

The Bauer 2S goalie skates are some of the lightest goalie skates on the market today. With that, they deliver a performance unlike any...

All Black Hockey Sticks Goalie Stick Review

For players in the hockey community, the opportunity to play with a competitively weighted stick for a fraction of the price is a "sight...

Jacob Markstrom’s New Bauer Vapor 1X Pads

Jacob Markstrom, goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks, has upgraded the graphic on his Bauer Vapor 1X gear. Jacob Markstrom's New Bauer Vapor 1X Pads Markstrom has...

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