Well, I've come to the decision after playing forward since November that I really want to be a goalie. Forward is fun and all but I really want to give goalie a try and really pursue it. I'm looking for tips on purchasing gear and general know how about being a goalie. I've ready puckmugger's blogs and those are good reads but I'm looking for different tips and other's experiences. Plus, I'm nuts enough to block shots in open hockey, I figure why not do it properly. I'm really excited about though it seems that it's going to cost me about $1200 is kinda depressing but oh well, we'll see. Anyway, any advice or info would be greatly appreciated.