One of the worst places to get hit is in the shins. So protect yourself with the best hockey shin pads possible at Pure Hockey. This is the area where a LOT of contact is happening from hockey sticks and pucks - don't skimp on shin pads, because it will catch up with you. All shin pads will give you a very good level of basic protection. As the prices increase, you do receive some enhancements like additional straps to keep it secure to your leg, additional calf protection and enhanced overall technology and comfort all around. Make sure you know the fit you need - if your shins are too long, your skates will push them up and potentially put your knee at risk. Too short and you risk exposure to your ankles. Most hockey players will secure the fit with some good ol hockey tape.