Hockey pants protect the waist, hips and upper legs of hockey players. It's important to find ice hockey pants that fit snugly to offer an ideal amount of protection for the legs. Standard features of quality pants include a lower back guard, a molded tailbone and padding protecting a player’s thighs. Front laces can keep hockey pants snug, and most have buttons for suspender attachments for players who want an added customizable fit. Sizes of standard hockey pants range from small kids’ hockey pants to xx-large men's hockey pants, with tall sizes available for larger athletes.
Nearly all major brands and models of hockey pants have been tested to meet the standards necessary for use in youth and adult hockey leagues. If you're looking for the highest quality hockey pants available, pro stock models offer the same style and design that professional hockey players wear in the NHL and around the globe. Several brands of hockey pants offer a variety of popular colors to tailor your look to your team's style.
Famous hockey equipment makers CCM, Bauer, Warrior and Easton produce youth hockey pants as well as ice hockey pants for adults. Other manufacturers of women's and senior hockey pants include Winnwell, Sher-Wood and True.