Be like me....ahhh, good old school provided pads. The only thing I ever bought was my own mouth pieces and jocks.
Yeah, that's true! I mostly played with Ridell's pads
For personnal comfort (and look!), I combined it with a McDavid neck roll:
... but I don't if they're still "in", since I stopped playing more than 6 years ago...
Damn, time really passes quickly