Player whose role is to prevent the puck from entering the goal; the goalkeeper, who faces shots reaching speeds of 95 mph, wears heavy protective equipment.
Hard part secured to the goalkeeper’s mask that covers the throat and the neck; it rises and falls with the goalkeeper’s movements.
goalkeeper’s chest pad
Heavily padded vest that protects the goalkeeper’s shoulders, chest, stomach, back and arms.
Part of the goalkeeper’s chest pad that covers the arm.
Skate that is reinforced on the sides and equipped with a long low straight blade; it is designed to improve the goalkeeper’s balance.
Stick featuring a large lower half and blade so that the goalkeeper can stop pucks more easily.