Fibreglass Canada worked with Canadiens Goalie Jaques Plante to develop the first-ever hockey goalie mask in 1960. http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blhockey.htm Montreal Candiens goalie Jacques Plante January 7, 1930, Montreal Canadien great Howie Morenz rings a shot off Clint Benedict's nose and cheekbone, the goalie for cross-town rival Montreal Maroons. This shot would cause Benedict to don a makeshift facemask based on either a football face guard or one worn by that of sparring boxers. Benedict found that the large protective nose piece impaired his vision, so after two games, he gave it up. Benedict' experiment was not recorded as the first goalie mask in history. That moment came nearly thirty years later on November 1, 1959 after New York Ranger Andy Bathgate hit Montreal Canadien goalie Jacques Plante with a shot off the face. Plante would leave the game to get stitched up and later return wearing a mask he had made himself for practices. Plante won the game. This was the birth of the goalie mask.
Jacques Plante was the first goaltender to create and use a practical mask in 1959.
Goalie masks can be purchased from the following places: Hockey Giant, Goalie Monkey, Eye Candy Air, Warwick Mask, Pure Goalie, Amazon, eBay, Discount Goalie, The Hockey Shop, Sport Mask, to name a few.
Roller Blades Street goalie pads (make sure you have hockey sucks underneath) Hockey Pants and Can Hockey Chest Chear or "Monkey" Suit Gloves (Catcher & Blocker) Goalie Stick Jersey Mask (Goalie) That is all the standard items. Others that are optional and worn by some goalie include neck guards.
Probably the actual inventor of the mask will remain unknown. Masks were worn by some goalies after injuries even way back in the early days of hockey. However, goalie Jacques Plante of the Montreal Canadiens is credited with making the mask a permanent part of the goalie's equipment back in the fifties. I would suggest you Google Plante or goalie masks to obtain more information.
i don't know when and where. however, it was invented by Jacques plante, and you can wiki him up.
Jacques Plante, who insisted upon wearing his mask during NHL games after a puck broke his nose.
From hockey - a goalie mask.
the best goalie in hockey is Roberto luongo
From top to bottom, you'll need a helmet with face mask, highly suggest a goalie mask to help reduce impact or pucks to the head and help with visibility. A plastic helmet throat guard (not mandatory for some leagues, but recommended) A Neck guard (a must, to protect against skate cuts.) Chest protector blocker Trapper Hockey pants, recommend goalie pants for added protection goal pads goalie skates jock hockey socks
The main purpose of a goalie mask is to protect the face of the goalie in a hockey game. Many fast shots are made toward the goal and the goalie is the only thing to get in the way to prevent a shot from scoring. The face needs to be protected because a shot at that speed could cause some serious damage to a person.
Yes you can screen a goalie in hockey as long as you do not touch him/her or enter their crease
Yes. A hockey goalie can get the same penalties as a skater gets.
the goalie only
Catcher's mask is a baseball equipment item. Catch glove is a hockey goalie sports equipment item.
A hockey goalie can be very fast. Not as fast as a player but still fast in a different way.
Depending on the seriousness and severity of the hit, and what hit the goaltenders mask, (puck, stick, skate) it is at the referees discretion whether to stop play or not.
they dont tatto it
the goalie mask
The winner of the Vezina Trophy is considered the best goalie in the world.
No. Roller hockey and street hockey are exactly the same (with the exception that street hockey is sometimes played without roller blades). Therefore, the equipment is the same.