The Warrior Ritual G5 Intermediate trapper introduces CoverEdge+ technology into Warrior’s trapper lineup. With Warriors innovative face forward design, this new technology helps goalies attack shooters more aggressively by taking away more of their shooting angle while still remaining in their same stance.
Warrior uses regular synthetic leather on the Ritual G5 Intermediate catcher. Warrior has improved the protection on this glove by adding HyperComp to the palm. The addition of HyperComp will prevent stingers by adding an extra layer of protection and promote longevity because there is no worry of plastic cracking in the glove.
The first thing you’ll notice about this glove is not only that it’s more comfortable, but also that it is truly game ready. The new break angle is the same as the G4, but by no means is the glove the same. The redesigned thumb angle makes the glove fit more naturally on the hand providing comfort and making it easier to use.
The Ritual G5 INT Goalie Glove features a single T pocket design. Usually this means a smaller pocket but Warrior has created this single T using AxyFlex technology which allows the T to hinge when the trapper is closing to allow for a more secure catch with the puck in the pocket.
Strapping stays familiar with the Warrior G5 INT, keeping the same strapping style as the previous G4 trapper. The removable palm is carried over as it has been in the previous iterations of the G series. This allows goalies to change the catch angle of the trapper with additional palms available through Warrior if they so choose.
The cuff on the Warrior Ritual G5 INT catching glove allows the goalie their full wrist mobility without any restrictions. A one piece cuff and thumb design lets the goalie present their glove the way they want to hold it. This makes the goalie feel more comfortable using the glove and therefore making the goalie more confident when making a glove save.
The graphic itself on the pad is aesthetically pleasing and comes in various stock color options. Different break angles are also available through order via Warrior aside from the stock option of 75 degrees.