The Evolution of Hockey Goalie Masks
A Timeline for Goalie Masks
The first goalie mask was created in Montreal, Canada by Jacques Plante following and injury where he got hit in the face with a hockey puck.
1963,This masked was created by the NHA (National Hockey Association) because they did not think the masks were not as protective as they needed to be
This mask was created by the NHL as a regulation so less goalies would get head injuries, since there was an increase in injuries recently
This mask was created by Giles Meloche, and was the new standard for NHL goalies since it had more protection around the head
This mask was very advanced for this time and was worn by Andy Moog, and was the first to include metal bars for more head protection
This mask was created very recently and is worn almost everywhere, and is worn by carey price first