The 7 Best Hockey Gloves For 2023

Gloves are, without a doubt, one of the most important pieces of equipment for a hockey player. They can not only influence your performance but also protect your hands against injury. With that in mind, here is our countdown of the 7 best hockey gloves for 2023.

7. Bauer Vapor 1X Pro Lite

Starting at number 7 the Bauer Vapor 1X Pro Lite.

The Vapor 1X Pro-Lite is one of the lightest gloves in the Bauer lineup. This pro-style glove is built for the elite player who demands more from his equipment and needs it to last longer. Made with dual-density foam to provide a high level of protection and a 3-piece FLEX-LOCK thumb to provide more excellent mobility, the Vapor 1X Pro Lite is skillfully crafted to provide hockey players the best of both worlds when it comes to lightweight protection and comfort.

6. Warrior Alpha Pro

Next in our countdown is a glove exceptionally engineered for players in search of improved mobility and breathability: the Warrior Alpha Pro.

With dynamic strike technology for better anatomical fit paired up with a hybrid flex cuff for more improved mobility, the Alpha Pro is expertly crafted and is one of the most popular Warrior hockey gloves on the market and is designed to provide top-of-the-line performance.

5. CCM Jetspeed FT1

Up next is the CCM Jetspeed FT1.

The CCM Jetspeed FT1 Hockey Glove is a glove made for players seeking excellent mobility and breathability. Expertly crafted with D3O, Zotefoam construction for increased a high level of protection in conjunction with a Pro Flexthumb for more superb mobility, the Jetspeed FT1 is engineered to meet the needs of hockey players for which mobility and breathability are of top importance.

4. TRUE XC9 Gloves

The TRUE XC9 Gloves is a glove that guarantees an improved feel and improved breathability.

The true XC9 hockey glove is the latest addition to a long line of hockey gloves that are trusted by pros everywhere. The XC9 is a high-quality hockey glove that was built using a variety of patented technologies by TRUE to improve performance and comfort. The AX Suede palm features a unique and improved feel that allows you to concentrate on every pass and shot, giving you an extra edge.Together with the Trueflexx+ thumb that provides maximum dexterity for landing hard shots at odd angles, this glove sets the standard as a premier choice in today's world of competitive hockey.

3. Warrior Covert QRE

Next in our countdown is the Warrior Covert QRE: a glove carefully engineered for players in search of Excellent mobility and a durable palm.

The Warrior Covert QRE is the definition of a modern classic. Inspired by the original gloves, new technologies and materials deliver a fresh take on an iconic style. Expertly crafted with Exo Protect, dual-density foams for rugged a high level of protection alongside AxyFlex mesh construction for better excellent mobility, the Covert QRE is professionally crafted as one of the most popular Warrior hockey gloves available.

2. CCM Super Tacks

Next up is a glove precisely tailored for players in need of Enhanced durability and enhanced freedom of movement: the CCM Super Tacks.

Forged using cutting-edge technology, CCM’s Super Tacks gloves are meticulously designed to outplay and outlast the competition. They provide a truly lightweight feel while offering maximum performance on the ice. Designed with a pre-selected polyester construction that allows for an exceptionally lightweight feel in addition to its NHL Clarino reinforced palm, which offers improved durability, the Super Tacks will let you look cool and feel comfortable, all while knowing your hands are protected.

1. Bauer Supreme 2S Pro

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

The Bauer Supreme 2S Pro Hockey Glove is the ideal combination of lightweight protection and excellent mobility. The Poron XRD foams used in its construction are very lightweight but extremely durable. These high-density foams were created to absorb impacts to protect your hands while not sacrificing responsiveness and feel for stickhandling.

At the end of the day, a pair of 2S Pro’s will allow you to feel confident that you're receiving top-tier protection within a glove that is considered one of Bauer's lightest.