Worst Hockey Equipment Roundup!

July 3, 2007 by Tyler  
Filed under Hockey Equipment

This past year we identified the worst pieces of hockey equipment ever made, from head to toe. Here they are again, in no particular order:

The Cooper XL7 Helmet

Douglas Shoulder Pads

The Fur Gloves

Cooperalls

Cooper Shin Pads

Micron Skates

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4 Comments on "Worst Hockey Equipment Roundup!"

  1. The Northland “Dome” Hockey Helmet | National Hockey League Digest on Thu, 17th May 2007 8:26 am 

    [...] A few months ago I wrote a series of posts entitled the Worst Hockey Equipment Ever. Within that series I noted that the Cooper XL7 helmet was the worst hockey helmet ever produced. While I still stand firmly behind my decision to proclaim the Cooper XL7 as the worst, there is a close second. [...]

  2. Andrew on Wed, 17th Oct 2007 1:31 pm 

    Aside from the fur gloves, which are hideous, I owned and played in every piece of equipment listed above. Safe to say I was not a great player, but at least now I know it was the equipments’ fault (my Micron’s did have some leather on them).

    Let us all forget the 80′s ever happened. Sorry Grets.

  3. IllegalCurve.com » Blog Archive » Afternoon Delight: One Sleep Til SK on Mon, 10th Aug 2009 1:42 am 

    [...] is an old one, but please enjoy reading about the worst hockey equipment ever. I remember rocking both the XL-7 and Cooperalls. I couldn’t talk my parents into the Micron [...]

  4. Hipcheck44 (Hockey Dude) on Mon, 8th Feb 2010 8:33 pm 

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    From a few years ago, checkout the Cooperalls and XL7 helmet. When the WHL came to Spokane in 1985 that’s what they wore. [link to post]

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