Hockey Goalie Equipment Reviews

Purchasing new goalie gear can be incredibly challenging. Whether you’re a new goalie parent or a wiley vet, whether it be constantly changing gear, fluctuations in price and quality or any other number of reasons — buying goalie gear is never easy. 

More often than not, we put ourselves in situations that find us asking ourselves, “did I really buy the latest and greatest.. or did I buy what’s right for me?”. 

We firmly believe that when it comes to the position, we can offer more insight and more analysis than you know what to do with. We’ve written more goalie equipment reviews over the past decade than we’d like to admit, this is the culmination of that work. 

Here is the best hockey goalie gear money can buy in 2020.

When it comes to doing goalie gear reviews, our goal is to objectively (meaning, we don’t get paid by gear companies) review hockey goalie gear so that you, the consumer, can make an educated decision and feel good about the quality of gear you’re buying.

Wow, that was a run on sentence. 

We feel that the #1 most important part of goalie equipment review is that the reviewing company is A) not paid and B) not selling the gear. We do not sell goalie gear, though we may point you to the companies who DO sell the gear so you can make a purchase. Or, better yet, shop local and support the gear nerds in your town.

Below, you’ll find lists of goalie gear manufacturers, so that you can easily sift through our (soon to be) mountain of gear reviews. Simply click a manufacturer, find the specific review you’re looking for and enjoy!

Other hockey goalie gear review articles you may enjoy.. 

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 guide for 2020. This guide is designed to help you find the best goalie mask (for the money and the protection) this year. Before we jump into this, a quick word

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The 11 Best Nutrition Books For Athletes

As a serious athlete, you need every step you can get. Whether it’s mental or a physical edge on the ice, as long as it’s healthy athletes should pursue these advantages. We commonly refer to this as a “Whole Training Method”. Whether you’re a goalie or a power forward on the court, training doesn’t stop

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Best Goalie Chest Protectors

Welcome to our review of the best goalie chest protectors for 2020.   We’ve spent hours testing, using and researching every chest protector on this list.  We’ve spent hours more on chest protectors that didn’t make the cut. One of the first things we’ll mention, as we do in every one of our goalie equipment review

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Best Goalie Pants

Goalie pants are one of those pieces of equipment that really aren’t that exciting, but at the same time, they shouldn’t be an underlooked piece of equipment.  If the pants are too bulky it’s difficult to move in them. If the pants have little protection, you will find yourself flinching at shots.  If the pants

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Best Foam Rollers for Goalies

If you’re a goalie and you haven’t yet invested in a foam roller.. you probably wouldn’t be reading this. Foam rolling is a critical component of proper muscle recovery (myofascial release) and each and every one of you should be adding one of these pieces to your gear bag. Aside from learning a few good

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Best Goalie Blockers For 2020

The blocker might be one of the most boring pieces of equipment that a goalie can wear and many say that a blocker is “just a blocker”.  However, many goalies (myself included) will disagree by saying that a blocker “isn’t just a blocker”.  Each and every blocker is created differently.  Some are more balanced, comfortable

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Goalie Gloves

These are the best goalie gloves, or should we say, best hockey goalie gloves on the market this year. We’re huge fans of building a kit of gear that suits your playing style the best, regardless of what brand you’re wearing. These gloves are not going to be the cheapest goalie gloves on the market.

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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 get asked this question time and time again, “what’s the best goalie skate?”. Honestly, we say that you should buy the most high end goalie skate that you can afford.

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Finding The Best Hockey Goalie Jock

When it comes to protecting a goalie, arguably the most important piece of protective equipment is the jock. Finding the best goalie jock can be a bit tricky, however, depending on your style / level of play. Overall, in coming up with the overall most protective goalie nut cup — to truly test the jock

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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 the best goalie sticks on the market. In 2020, the goalie stick market is dominated by Warrior, Bauer, and CCM. Here are the best goalie sticks that money can buy in

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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 Bauer. For others, the answer may be Vaughn. Or, you could meet in the middle. We should point out before we start though, these are not the best goalies pads for

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