Protective glove, especially intended for ice hockey players
Safety glove with modified dorsal thumb spica brace
Protective work glove
Retainer for glove
Hockey glove having lateral padded wart with split and flexible insert
ApplicationNo. 859990 filed on 03/30/1992
US Classes:2/16Hand or arm
ExaminersPrimary: Crowder, Clifford D.
Assistant: Current, Sara M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA41D 013/10
AbstractDisclosed herein is a thumb protective construction for a protective athletic glove utilized in contact stick sports such as lacrosse and hockey. The construction involves a number of impact resistant protective stiffening components for the thumb receiving section and thumb stall of the glove which provide for enhanced thumb flexibility while preserving a full measure of impact protection for the thumb. Additionally disclosed is a stiffening component construction which fosters the establishment and maintenance of a correct grip position of the stick shaft between thumb and forefinger during play.