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Jonathan Quick: Goalie, Los Angeles Kings

*This is the first post in a series of articles we're working on for goaliecoaches.com, called "Scouting". Each post will feature a brief bio...

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...

Warrior Ritual X Pro Goalie Cup Review: Best On the Market?

After years of a Bauer Reactor jock (note, hard to find, the Supreme or Vapor is essentially the same thing), an upgrade is necessary....

Guardian Quik Anchor Pegs Review

Guardian Anchor Pegs anchor your net in place while protecting a goalies skate blades from dulling and nicks during practice. As a lead off, we...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Best Goalie Gear (for the money)

Best goalie gear for 2019.  

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 /...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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