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The 4 Best Hockey Goalie Skates For 2023


The 4 Best Hockey Goalie Skates For 2023

So you want to get some new goalie skates? There are seemingly endless different options to choose from, so how do you decide what ones will work the best for your style and play? Well, luckily for you, we've gone ahead an compiled a list of the 4 best goalie skates for 2023 to make your hunt for the perfect puck-stopping skates a lot easier.

4. Bauer Supreme 1S

Starting off our countdown at number 4 we've got the Bauer Supreme 1S.

Designed in association with top NHL goaltenders, the Bauer Supreme 1S goalie skates are known as the ultimate in feel and performance. The Supreme 1S features the natural size of an ice skate giving you maximum foot-to-frame coverage and a truly deep flex blade. Additionally, the boot is designed with a thermoformed quarter package that contours to your calf for a natural, comfortable fit. Lastly, a lightweight one-piece felt tongue provides superior flexibility while the stainless steel outsole provides increased durability.

3. Bauer Vapor 1X

Next in our countdown is the Bauer Vapor 1X: a skate carefully engineered for goalies in search of speed transfer and enhanced mobility.

Enjoy all the benefits of enhanced mobility and tough durability when you wear the Bauer Vapor 1X goalie skates. They're expertly crafted with a high-end edge trigger system for rugged speed transfer in conjunction with a dynamic flex design for increased flexibility.

2. Bauer Supreme 2S

Next up at number 2 is the Bauer Supreme 2S.

The Bauer Supreme 2S hockey goalie skate is designed for the most skilled players who play in the butterfly style as well as developing players who need to develop a butterfly technique to play at higher levels. This skate features the ultimate in fit and adjustability with Precision fit and custom injected ankle pads. The Bauer Supreme 2S is lightweight and extremely durable so that goaltenders can work at all game speeds. With thermo-formable boot technology, as well as an extended 48 oz. tongue to provide a more comfortable and a better fit, this skate helps provide goalies with the support and protection needed to be an elite-level puck stopper.

1. Bauer Vapor 2X Pro

Finally, rounding out our list at number 1 we've got the Bauer Vapor 2X Pro.

Whether you play professionally or are a recreational player, the Bauer Vapor 2X Pro Skate is designed to give you exceptional control and performance. With its Aerofoam memory foam ankle pads and an adjustable calf/foot system, this lightweight boot is designed for skating alignment and stability. Its lock-fit 2 liner provides exceptional moisture management and comfort while the player is on the ice. At the end of the day, the Vapor 2X Pro is a goalie skate that provides pro-level responsiveness and control for making those tough saves time and time again.


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