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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

Looking for goalie mask painting ideas and inspiration? You've come to the right place. We get asked this question on a daily basis. I'm...

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 / 961 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...

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...

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