The Bauer Reactor 5000 Goalie Blocker is an excellent economical offering in the Reactor series. It uses solid materials and complete hand coverage to produce a blocker that is capable of being used up to the intermediate level of competition.
The face of the Reactor 5000 blocker is constructed with synthetic leather, which has also been placed in the high wear areas to add extra support. The blocker board has been centered on the hand, which gives perfect balance and more fluid hand movements. The Reactor 5000 blocker board is constructed from plastic and foam, offering good shot dampening and lightweight protection. The blocker has a flared profile that helps deflect rebounds and allows full wrist mobility.
Th Reactor 5000 has complete protection to the hand and wrist area. A padded pillow between the side hand board and thumb offers additional protection and comfort. Bauer's split finger HD guards provide solid wrap around protection for your hand without restricting mobility.
The 5000 blocker features a soft nash palm that is very comfortable and has solid moisture wicking properties. Air mesh materials are used on the finger and side hand gusseting to ensure sufficient airflow.
The Reactor 5000 goalie blocker is the most affordable offering in the Reactor line, and is a great option for any goaltender looking for intermediate level protection.