The 960 uses a new mechanically attached AirFlow liner made up of Poron XRD and IX foam which gives it superior breathability and less muffled acoustics when compared to the previous 960 XPM. A new elastic XRD chin cup provides better comfort while a redesigned enhanced puck view cage improves sight-lines when compared to previous profile masks. With the improved vibration dampening from the updated shell, the new 960 is back on top as the most protective mask on the market.
The shell of the new 960 goalie mask is made up of Bauer’s new Power Core Epoxy featuring a Smacwrap composite shell which works to dampen vibrations and make it the most protective mask on the market.
The Bauer 960 mask uses a new mechanically attached AirFlow liner with Poron XRD and IX foam which features groves near the back edge of the mask allowing for better airflow and breathability as well as clearer, less muffled acoustics when on the ice.
The 960 goalie cage utilizes a strong new enhanced puck view wire to suit more goalies sight-lines providing better vision on the ice when compared to previous profile masks.
**Please Note** Due to Canadian restrictions, non-certified “cateye” cages are not available for sale at The Hockey Shop.
The Bauer 960 uses a new elite style chin cup with an elastic stretch strap in order for it to be more comfortable during play. It features a Poron XRD insert which provides increased comfort over other options on the market.
The sweatband of the 960 mask is made of Bauer’s Thermocore material designed to wick away sweat, keeping you cool throughout the ice time.
With the CSA Straight bar cage, the 960 provides both HECC (5 Year expiry) and CSA certification. The mask is suitable for play in both Canada and the USA in the current configuration.
The 960 comes with a durable vented padded mask bag designed to protect your mask and keep it scratch free while allowing it to dry out between ice times.
Sizes & Colors
The Bauer 960 SR Goalie Mask is available in a White colourway with Black Bauer logos. It features a new sizing system designed to fit more head shapes than the previous generation XPM. The Bauer 960 is available in Small, Medium and Large sizes.