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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...

Bauer Vapor 2X Goalie Gear Review: Everything We Know

It's official, we've now had a chance to look at the very first set of Bauer Vapor 2X goalie gear. Earlier this summer Jacob...

Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament 2018: The Goalies

Many call it the greatest hockey tournament in North America. For the young, high school athletes, playing in the Minnesota State High School Hockey...

Warrior Ritual CR1 Goalie Stick Review

Just 3-5 years ago, composite goalie sticks were almost unheard of in the NHL. Up until this point, goalies used wooden or foam core...

Bauer 1X Goalie Stick Review: Everything We Know

The Bauer 1X goalie stick was developed for goalies who traditionally have used a foam core goalie stick, but haven't wanted to fully transition...

Bauer 2S Goalie Stick Review: Everything We Know

Following the incredible success of the Bauer 1S, the Bauer 2S goalie stick is now available to the general public. We've been testing the Bauer...

Spencer Martin’s San Antonio Rampage Bauer 2S Pads

In what's sure to be one of the quickest growing trends related to goalie pads, another goalie dropped photos of their digitally printed Bauer...

Jordan Kooy

Jordan Kooy, Goalie Born in Bradford, Ontario Canada Bio: Jordan Kooy is a goalie currently playing in the OHL for the London Knights. At the time...

Jordan Kooy’s Custom Vaughn V7 Pads for London Knights

Jordan Kooy is making a strong case for set of the year in the Ontario Hockey League. Although the Vaughn VE8 line of gear...

Mathieu Bellemare’s Vaughn VE8 Setup

Mathieu Bellemare, goalie for the Shawinigan Cataractes of the QMJHL, is currently debuting one of the best looking Vaughn VE8 sets we've seen to...

Blackhawks Goalie Jeff Glass Placed on Waivers

February 14th, 2018 After placing Jeff Glass on waivers, what's next move for #Blackhawks in goal?@CRoumeliotis takes a look: https://t.co/To8n0hGOkG pic.twitter.com/41EGTXewmt — NBC Sports Chicago (@NBCSChicago)...

Matthew Galajda

Matthew Galajda, Goalie Born in Aurora, Ontario Canada Bio: Matthew Galajda, at the time of this writing, is a freshman goalie at Cornell University. Galajda played...

Top Goalie Prospects Available for 2018 NHL Draft

On May 14th, we're officially launching our new goalie prospects project, goaltendingprospects.com. If you're a goalie looking to be a top goalie prospect, go...

Charlie Lindgren

Charlie Lindgren, Goalie Born in Lakeville, MN USA Bio: Charlie Lindgren is one of the top goaltending prospects of the Montreal Canadiens. Eliteprospects.com charts him as...

Montreal Canadiens Extend Goaltender Charlie Lindgren By 3 Years

February 13th, 2018 The Montreal Canadiens have extended goaltender Charlie Lindgren. The deal is 3 years at $750,000 AAV. Canadiens agree to terms on a three-year,...

Ukko Pekka Luukkonen

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen: Goalie Born in Espoo, Finland Bio: Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen is a 2nd round draft choice of the Buffalo Sabres, currently playing in Finland. Luukkonen was...

Dylan Ferguson

Dylan Ferguson, Goalie born in Lantzville, British Columbia Bio: Dylan Ferguson is a goaltending prospect of the Vegas Golden Knights. Ferguson was actually drafted by the...

Manitoba Moose Sign Goalie Austin Lotz to PTO

Tuesday, Febuary 18th 2018 According to a press release by the Manitoba Moose, the Moose have signed goaltender Austin Lotz to a professional tryout agreement...

Austin Lotz

Austin Lotz, Goalie born in Winnipeg Manitoba Bio: Austin Lotz is a born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lotz has played as high as the AHL at...

Will Team USA Women’s Goalies Have To Remove Statue of Liberty From Their Masks?

For most goalies, a custom mask design is one of the best parts about owning your own gear. For two USA Women's Olympic goalies, the...

2018 Olympics Hockey Goalie Gear

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang upon us, it's time for another edition of the goalie gear tracker. This year's Winter Olympics are a...

How To Dress A Youth Hockey Goalie: Step by Step

So you've got a goalie on your hands, you're in luck! Dressing a goalie isn't as hard, nor as scary, as some parents might make...

Braden Holtby’s Pre Game Routine

Almost every goalie on the planet follows some type of a pre-game routine. Whether it's a day long event, things you do in practice...

Must Watch Sports Motivation Videos

Goalies, like any athlete, need the motivation to go out there day in and day out honing their craft. And like any athlete, sometimes...

Warrior Ritual G4 Pro Goalie Gear Release: Everything We Know

Warrior goalie takes an interesting approach when it comes to marketing their gear and the Warrior G4 Pro line will be no different. Warrior is...

Vaughn Velocity VE8 Gear Review: Everything We Know

The Vaughn Velocity VE8 line of goalie gear is on the way: Here's what we know Vaughn will jump in to the mix of those...

Bauer’s Digital Printing: The Next Big Innovation in Goalie Pads?

At the 2018 World Junior Tournament, Bauer demonstrated that when it comes to digital printing on their gear, the sky is pretty much the...

Scott Darling To Debut New Brian’s Optik Pads with Carolina

Scott Darling has always crushed it with his gear. From stock, to sock and custom graphics Darling and the team at his pad manufacturer...

Eddie Lack Traded to Devils by Flames

The Eddie Lack era in Calgary is over, at least for now. Just this summer, Lack was dealt by the Hurricanes to the Flames for...

NHL Goalie Gear Tracker 2017 2018

Our 2017 / 2018 NHL Goalie Gear Tracker will cover gear worn by NHL goalies during the the 17/18 NHL season. For the sake...

Devan Dubnyk, Goalie Minnesota Wild

Devan Dubnyk: 6'6" Goaltender Born in Regina Canada Biography: Devan Dubnyk is a product of the Western Hockey League in Canada (read our article "Understanding Junior...

Understanding Junior Hockey: The Path to the NHL

With dozens of different Junior Hockey Leagues throughout North America and hundreds of Junior Hockey teams, understanding it all can be a bit of...

Bauer Vapor 1X OD1N Goalie Pads: Everything We Know

The Bauer Vapor 1X OD1N line of goalie pads was one of the most anticipated lines of goalie pads in recent memory. In this post, we'll...

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