- Adam Pelech
- Anders Lee
- Andrew Ladd
- Billy Smith
- Brock Nelson
- Bryan Trottier
- Casey Cizikas
- Christopher Gibson
- Clark Gillies
- Denis Potvin
- Johnny Boychuk
- Jordan Eberle
- Josh Bailey
- Mathew Barzal
- Matt Martin
- Mike Bossy
- Nick Leddy
- Pat LaFontaine
- Robin Lehner
- Robin Salo
- Ryan Pulock
- Scott Mayfield
- Thomas Greiss
- Thomas Hickey
Winter football: equipment for playing in the cold
Winter football requires special equipment to keep players comfortable and safe in cold and snowy conditions. Here are some important elements of winter football equipment:
1. Warm clothing: Basic winter football clothing should be warm and insulating. These can be special thermal t-shirts and thermal trousers made of materials that retain heat and remove moisture from the player’s skin.
2. Thermal socks: Thermal socks will help keep your feet warm and provide additional insulation. They should be breathable and absorb moisture.
3. Winter uniforms: In some cases, teams may use special winter football uniforms that have longer sleeves and trousers to cover more of the player’s body.
4. Windproof clothing: Windproof jackets and trousers may be necessary to protect against strong winds and falling snow. They can also help keep you warm.
5. Winter shoes: Football boots for winter football have special soles that provide good traction on snow and ice. They can also be insulated to keep your feet warm.
6. Protection from cold: It is important to provide protection from the cold on the head, arms and neck. Thermal hats, gloves and scarves can be used for this purpose.
7. Accessories: Warm socks, thermal underwear, face masks and sunglasses can be useful accessories for winter football.
8. Lawn shoes: In some cases, if the field is well maintained and not too snowy, players may prefer to use regular lawn shoes with socks and thermal underwear.
9. Impact Protection: When playing on hard ground or ice, players should also use impact protection such as kneepads and elbow pads to prevent injury.
It is important to remember that winter football can be more physical and demanding on stamina, as low temperatures can increase the risk of injury and dehydration. Therefore, players should be prepared for cold conditions and monitor their condition.