Using lacrosse gloves for floor hockey?

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  1. SamsonReinFart

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    Hi everyone, I play a ton of hockey, but I never got into it until I was like 18. I play floor and roller hockey 3-4 times a week in Buffalo. I recently got invited to join The Buffalo Fusion, Buffalo's premiere floor and roller hockey travel team. I'm going to be on the floor C team.

    Anyways, Ive heard of floor hockey players using lacrosse gloves instead of hockey gloves because they are lighter and more flexible. Since I'm only using a ball, not a hard puck, and hitting is considerably toned down compared to ice hockey, would you say that lacrosse gloves offer enough protection? Has anyone ever heard of players doing this?

    I played Denny Schlegal once in floor hockey, and he used lacrosse gloves, and he is considered one of the best DekHockey players in the world. any information would be appreciated!
     
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    Lacrosse gloves would be sufficient, just dunno if you should wear them when playing ice though, not enough cuff protection.
     

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