Pro Stock Goalie Gloves
When it comes to hockey gloves, goalies get more choices than any other players. Making the right choices for ice hockey goalie gloves is even more important. Poorly sized or too stiff of a catching gloves means missed saves and lost games. Here's a quick rundown of what matters:
What's the most important thing about hockey goalie gloves? That the user can close it all the way. Too often, young and casual goalies opt for larger gloves, believing that more surface area means more catches over time. The truth is, these oversized gloves present several problems: First, the glove may be too heavy, meaning slower reaction time. Second, it may not fit around the wrist properly, meaning it could come loose when you try to catch a clapper. Third — and most importantly — it won't close all the way.
So how do you find the right fit? It starts with glove sizing: Make sure the finger stalls are no more than a ½ inch beyond the tips of your fingers. Next, tighten the wrist straps and try to close the glove all the way. If you're “close-but-not-quite”, it may be possible to “break in” the glove by heating it in a convection oven or using a hairdryer to help achieve the ideal shape. If there's still a large gap in the catching glove no matter how hard you work it in, it's not the right glove for you.
OTHER FEATURES TO LOOK FOR IN OUR HOCKEY GOALIE GLOVES FOR SALE
In addition to size, there are three other features to consider when buying a goalie glove:
- The Break:
This describes how goalie gloves fold to catch pucks. Some goalies prefer a higher break, such as 90 degrees, which has the tips of the fingers come to the palm of the hand. Most NHL goalies opt for around 60 degrees, meaning the tips of your fingers come to the top of your thumb.
- Blocking Cuff:
Cuffs can be either one or two-piece. Going for one-piece gives you more predictable rebounds but less wrist control, while two-piece allows increased flexibility for quick movements.
- Pocket Type:
There are two pocket types: Single and Double T. Single T pockets let goalies feel the impact of the puck when caught, while Double T pockets are designed to stop puck rotation and prevent it from bouncing out.
MAKE YOUR CHOICE: NHL GOALIE GLOVES FOR SALE HERE!
Big-box sport stores offer a variety of goalie glove styles and brands, with similar variations in quality. Another option is going pro stock, which comes with a few key benefits:
- Real NHL gear purchased by teams but never used (or used lightly in practice).
- Designed to meet the needs of top-tier NHL goalies with years of experience. NHL goalies play in the toughest game conditions imaginable. Even their practices exceed the intensity of most other levels of play. NHL goalie gloves are pro stock custom manufactured items that have been engineered to provide the highest possible protection without sacrificing comfort or range of motion.
- Created with only the highest-quality materials and in small batches. Pro stock goalie gloves are made to take punishment day in and day out. High quality means you’ll get plenty of use out of your gloves.
- Competitively priced versus store-bought alternatives. Surprisingly, our pro stock ice hockey goalie gloves are normally priced well below retail. This means you get higher quality at a lower price: what more can you ask for?
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You may not be an NHL goalie but don’t let that stop you from getting your hand in the best catching glove available: Pro Stock Hockey gives you the confidence of playing with high quality equipment and the benefits of affordability.