The Bauer Vapor Lil Rookie Player Pants offers a great level of protection and mobility for the beginning youth player. A polyurethane (PU) and polyethylene (PE) foam, plus a mid-density tail pad, provide excellent protection. Additional protection features include a raised spine with PU and PE insert, molded ergonomic PU and PE hip guards, and ribbed PU and PE thigh guards. The integrated flex zones and stretch gussets allow the youth player the mobility he or she needs to be successful on the ice. Other features include a lace closure system and a hydrophobic mesh liner.