Full Equipment List
Hockey Equipment List for new Players
- Hockey Skates – should fit snug and provide good ankle support – DO NOT buy oversized skates, toes should just brush the end
- CSA Approved Hockey Helmet with full Face Mask/Cage. (No bicycle helmets permitted) Must have a chin strap and full face mask (metal cage or plastic shield)
- Neck Guard Must be BNQ approved is recommended
- Shoulder Pads - Should fit snug around the shoulder and provide good protection for the shoulders, chest and upper back, some provide a spin & abdominal support cuff.
- Elbow Pads – Should fit snug around the elbow and be long enough to meet the glove.
- Hockey Gloves - Should fit snug and allow good finger and hand mobility
- Jock or Jill
- Hockey Pants – Should be long enough to fit length to knee and high enough for kidney and lower back protection; may be held up by a belt or suspenders
- Shin Pads – Should fit snug around the knee and be long enough to cover the top of the skate
- Hockey Socks (Practice)- Should fit comfortably over the shin pads without restricting mobility
- Jersey (Practice) – Should fit comfortably over the shoulder and elbow pads without restricting mobility
- Hockey Stick - Should be cut to length to fit between a player’s chest and chin when wearing skates.
- Mouth Guard (The use of mouth guards is optional at the IP Level), for protecting teeth and to prevent concussions
- Skate/Hand towel – To dry skates off after ice session.
- Garter Belt/ Hockey Shorts – with Velcro – to hold socks in place.
- Under gear – try to wear snug and fitted undergarments not baggy or folded