New for 2018 is the all new designed CCM Premier P2.9 goalie blocker. The CCM Premier series has been extremely popular over the years and the designers at CCM have incorporated new and up to date features on the traditional Premier base. The first thing and probably most important feature goalies will notice is the weight difference. The blocker board from the older generations has been replaced with a much lighter version for 2018. There is almost a 25% weight reduction in the Premier P2.9 from the previous Premier model.. This weight reduction is huge because a goalie is naturally off balance because one side of their body has a glove and the other side has a blocker and stick. Trying to get the cross weight ratio as close to even is extremely important to allow the goalie a true center of gravity which in turn creates a more true balance for the goalie.