What is a hockey net called? The term goal may also refer to the structure in which goals are scored. The ice hockey goal is rectangular in shape; the front frame of the goal is made of steel tube painted red (blue in the ECHL because of a sponsorship deal with GEICO) and consists of two vertical goalposts and a horizontal crossbar.
What is a standard size hockey net? To allow use in ice hockey games at all levels from amateur leagues to the NHL, this ice hockey goal is regulation size. The goal is 72in (1.8m) wide, 48in (1.2m) wide and 40in (1.1m) deep with a top shelf and supporting back bar.
How heavy is a hockey net? The typical hockey goal will normally weigh around 40-50 pounds. Heavy-duty goals made with reinforced steel posts tend to be more expensive and generally weigh around 70 pounds.
How do I choose a hockey net? For hockey players ages 9 to 12, choose a 60-inch net. Keep in mind that as nets get bigger, they also get heavier, making them more difficult to transport and store. Regulation nets are 72 inches wide. They are ideal for hockey players aged 13 and up.