Brian’s Pad of Week: Skull with Attitude
The folks at Brian’s Custom Sports continue to re-afirm their position as the Kings of Custom, with an intricate and intimidating custom stitched skull graphic on this set of G-NETik pads.
Following in the customized skate strides of professionals like Chris Mason and his remarkable Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets sets, and Eddie Lack’s sharp Chicago Wolves gear, this set combines incredible graphics with a 1-2-2 flex, and traditional calf strapping instead of the Smart Strap.
The incredible attention to detail and degree of customization is reminiscent of not only the great pads Brian’s has produced for their NHL level goalies with a flare for the dramatic, but also of past custom pads like the “Two Jacks” pads that paid homage to a pair of movies – The Shining and Pirates of the Caribbean – on a couple of playing cards, as well as infamous “Beer League” pads featuring an incredible looking can of Heinekens on each leg, or the “Money Goalie” pads so real looking that you worry about counterfeit charges.
For a full review of the G-NETik line, which debuted in the fall, read the fall edition of InGoal Magazine, and for more examples of the incredible custom work available from Brian’s, check out the custom boutique on their Goalies Only website. In the meantime enjoy a few more shots of the Skull pads: