Who invented hockey goalie pads?

Answer The first hockey goalie pads were cricket pads worn during the 1890s. George Merritt of the Winnipeg Victorias popularized the pads by wearing them in the Stanley Cup playoffs in 1896. Actual goali... Read More »

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How Big Should Hockey Goalie Leg Pads Be?

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How to Buy Ice Hockey Goalie Leg Pads?

There are few ways to buy goalie leg pads for ice hockey. You can order them online or buy them at a local store.

Who invented the first hockey goalie mask?

Bill Burchmore, a sales and promotional manager with a Canadian fiberglass company, invented and designed the first hockey goalie mask. The mask was first worn by Jacques Plante of the Montreal Can... Read More »

When was the new goalie mask invented for hockey?

Today's goalie masks were created in the early 1970s by Dave Dryden. Dave was the older brother of legendary Montreal Canadiens goaltender Ken Dryden. The elder Dryden cut out the middle of a fiber... Read More »