Although hockey is a non-contact sport, the ball does sometimes fly
about at very fast speeds and sticks are swung in all directions, so
you can expect to pick up the odd bump and bruise!
it's best to take a few precautions such as wearing shin and mouth
Apart from that, if you get a stick and shoes you're ready to go.
To have a look at the different types of basic
protection, pass your mouse over the head of the player in the
picture above and then over her glove, shin, shoes and stick and
when you left click on each a 'hot spot' will take you to
that particular information section.