# You asked: What does E mean in hockey skate size?

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D and EE width sizes are the most common in the hockey market, with D representing the standard width for a given skate line and EE representing a 3/16″ wider fit than D.

## What does E mean in skate size?

D is “normal” E or EE is “wide.” The number corresponds to the length while the letter is the width. Typically, the width is measured across the ball of the foot (part right behind the toes, but in front of the arch.) Now, just like sizes, widths are not standard.

## What does D or R mean for skates?

A “D” width skate is a standard width skate. The other widths are as follows: C is narrow. R is wider than D. E is wider than R.

## How do I know my hockey skate size?

A proper fit for hockey skates should fit 1-1.5 sizes smaller than your street shoes. Your toes should barely touch the toe cap, while having no more than 1/4 inch of space in the heel. When you’re finished lacing up your skates, they should feel snug with the foot resting flat on the footbed.

## What size is Y12?

Skate Size Conversion Chart

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Inches Men’s Shoe Size Youth Hockey Skate Size
7.4 Y11.5
7.6 Y12
7.8 1 Y12.5
7.9 1.5 Y13

## Do I need EE skates?

When fitting a child for youth skates, we can use the same rule as above (about 1 – 1.5 sizes smaller than your shoe size). However, to accomodate for growth, we can go up a half size in the skates, if the fit makes sense.

General Tips for Finding your Skate Fit.

Skate Width Skate Fit
EE Widest

## What does EE mean on skates?

Ice hockey skates come in a range of width sizes. EE is the widest fit. Generally for ice hockey skates the following letters correlate with different foot widths: C = Narrow fit. D = Standard fit.

## Are hockey skates unisex?

Inline hockey players have a lot riding on the fit of their skates. Inline hockey skates are meant to fit snug like a glove which gives the greatest amount of power transfer and support for inline hockey.

## What are hockey skate sizes?

Generally speaking, senior hockey skates fit 1.5 sizes down from a men’s shoe size while junior and youth hockey skates fit 1.0 size down from a boy’s shoe size. For example, a player wearing a size 8.0 men’s shoe size would select a senior size 6.5 hockey skate.

## What size skates for size 10?

The general rule of thumb when sizing Bauer ice hockey skates is to go down 1.5 sizes from your shoes. For example, if you wear a size 10 shoe, it is best to start out with an 8.5 size hockey skate. For junior and youth size skates, you will want to go down just one size from your shoe size.

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## Do skates run big or small?

Skates run smaller than shoes, and skates fit tight. Don’t be concerned that your skates are a smaller size than your street shoes. Yes, you need the right fit, but you probably won’t get it by going up to your street shoe size.

## How much wider are EE than D?

D-width is a medium for men, and a wide size for women. E widths are considered to be wide for men, and extra-wide for women. EE width shoes are extra wide for both men and women, and used to be harder to find for women, though more companies have introduced EE women’s shoes in recent decades.

## What size is Y11 in skates?

Size Charts for Bauer Roller Hockey Skates

Skate Size US Shoe Size EU
Y9 Y19 27
Y10 Y11 28
Y11 Y12 29 1/2
Y12 Y13 31

## Do Bauer roller blades fit same as skates?

If you fall between sizes, round the size down, as inline skates are typically sized smaller than shoes. … Mission inline skates generally offer a roomier fit, but run 1.5 sizes smaller than your shoe size. Bauer and CCM inline skates each run about 1.5 sizes smaller than your shoe size.