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04-27-2010, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
How were gloves too bulky?

I bought a pair of $35 Bauer gloves that I loved for about five games until I took a slash off the draw that almost broke my thumb. Back to the real gloves with plastic inserts. Hell, I've taken a slapper in my One75's that made my hand go numb.

To the OP, XXV's or Supreme 70's would be good quality gloves, although the One75's are much, much, much better than the Supreme 70's IMO.
I agree. I've had several fingers and my whole hand saved thanks to very protective gloves. Faceoffs inevitably lead to nasty slashes, ditto for playing against a-holes, so safety is a good idea. But the long and short of it is that a lot of mid level gloves have plenty of protection, but are too bulky or immobile.

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