Goalie Gear Reviews

Bauer KONEKT Goalie Skate Review
As neat as the skate may already look on paper, those leaked photos don’t do the Bauer KONEKT justice. We were lucky enough to get to be one of the first to trial the skate, or even one of the first just to see it in person. As expected, the KONEKT goalie skate looks, feels, and straps in just like a ski boot—and it’s here to reinvent the elite goaltender hockey skate.
CCM Axis 2 Leg Pad Review
The original Axis may have been a test drive for CCM and what they could do with stiff pads—and now with the Axis 2, we’ve come to the real deal. Taking what they learned from the original Axis and even the historical Premier series, these leg pads look to elevate your game to the next level… and have you looking great in the process.
CCM Axis 2 Catcher & Blocker Set Review
Prepare for a revolution; the Axis line from CCM is back in one of the biggest updates to a gear line yet, starting with the catcher and blocker. The Axis 2 goalie gear set bolsters a ton of brand new tech—including the highly anticipated 591 break—and lighter construction than ever before.
Brian's G-NETik X5 Goalie Gear Review
For 2022, Brian's is making it easier for goalies of all skill levels to get in the game and bump up their play in the process. Brian's has demonstrated in the past and already even this year why they are one of the best of the best, and with the release of the G-NETik X5, Brian's further establishes themselves as committed to helping every goalie reach their full potential.
Bauer Supreme Mach Leg Pad Review
You’ve likely seen and learned about the existence of these pads already, whether that be from sneaky NHL appearances, inside leaks, or the rather stealthy switch from Bauer themselves on their online customizer. The Supreme Mach pads sound exactly as they perform—providing that explosive power and unmatched speed you need to reach the next level.
Bauer Supreme Mach Catcher & Blocker Review
The brand new Bauer Supreme Mach catcher and blocker are set to carry us toward the future of goaltending with cybernetic graphics and unrivalled performance, all while keeping that same Supreme feel we know and love from the classic line.
Bauer NME ONE Goalie Mask Review
Get ready to dominate the ice with Bauer’s new NME ONE goalie mask. As the name implies, this new iteration in the NME line merges only the best tech of the past, present, and future to help you intimidate any shooters who dare come your way.
10 Hockey Gifts and Adventurous Alternatives to Put in Stockings this Christmas—Goalie Edition
Goalies especially may have difficult stockings to fill since their equipment and tools tend to be a lot more specialized. You want things they will appreciate and that are tailored toward them and their interests. If you're looking for something classic or perhaps more "personalized," we've got you covered.
TRUE Catalyst PX Goalie Stick Review
The Catalyst PX is a clear step up from the first generation of Catalyst goalie sticks; its reduced weight and incredible toughness are all important in a goalie stick, and now you can have all the qualities needed not just to stop the puck, but to control the ice too.
Warrior Ritual M2 Pro+ Goalie Stick Review
Warrior’s M2 Pro+ goalie stick has some rather sizable shoes to fill. With the M2 Pro+, coming in at 609g—Warrior’s lightest stick to date—and with their most advanced Minimus Carbon weave, this goal stick is looking to tackle its elite legacy with great enthusiasm.
Vaughn SLR3 Pro Carbon Leg Pad Review

After a long wait full of leaked pictures, teasers, and pro gear sightings, the highly anticipated SLR3 Pro Carbon leg pads are finally here, and they are boasting some pretty impressive improvements over the pad they replace.

Vaughn SLR3 Pro Carbon Catcher & Blocker Review
We’ve known Vaughn was on the move for a while now—leaked pictures, teasers, and pro gear sightings have all led us to this fact. Now, the highly anticipated SLR3 Pro Carbon glove and blocker are finally here, and they boast some pretty impressive improvements over their predecessors.
Bauer Pro Goal Skates Review
A Revolution in Goalie Movement - With a number of upgrades over the Ultrasonic such as a redesigned liner, fit system and tongue, along with an array of custom options; the Bauer Pro skate is a great option for the elite level goaltender looking for one of the most comfortable and best performing skates available to them.
Bauer Elite and GSX Goal Skates Review
A Revolution in Goalie Movement - With the release of their newly condensed skate line, we wanted to take a look at the new Bauer Elite and GSX skates while showcasing both their similarities and differences in order to make the choice between the two easier. Let's take a look at the technologies and features packed into these skates that make them great options at their respective price points.
True TF9 Goal Skate Review
After years of dominating the custom skate market with countless professional and elite goalies making the switch, True has finally brought a mid price point skate to market.
CCM EFlex 5 Leg Pad Review: Take control of the game.
For 2021, CCM looks to build on the success of the incredibly popular EFlex 4 leg pad while updating them to compete with the modern market. With innovations such as an improved core and sliding surface as well as a molded knee roll and new printed graphics, the EFlex 5 leg pads take the responsive, flexible pad EFlex users know and love up to the next level.
CCM Eflex 5 Chest Protector
The new E-Flex chest protector features new design changes making it one of the best chest guards for mobility without sacrificing coverage.
CCM E-Flex 5.9 and 5.5 Leg Pads Review
With the release of the new E-Flex 5 leg pad comes the newly refreshed E5.9 and 5.5 pads. A new knee roll design, refined core, the E5.9 and E5.5 models are sure to be a favorite among performance and recreation level goalies.
CCM E-Flex E5.9 and E5.5 Catcher/Blocker Review
One area where CCM has always stood above the rest is in their gloves. The E5.9 and E5.5 catcher and blocker feature a couple notable upgrades over their predecessors giving them an improved feel, protection and some weight reduction.
CCM Eflex 5 Trapper & Blocker Review
CCM took what was great about the E-Flex 4 and made the necessary tweaks to create an even better set of  gloves.
Bauer Vapor 3X Leg Pads Review
With the release of all the impressive new technologies and features in the Hyperlite pad, the midline 3X has been placed in the shadows. However, with the same StabiliFlex knee block, upgraded materials and a lightweight core, the 3X is by far the best iteration of a pro pad at a mid line price point we’ve ever seen.