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Home-Baked Skates Might Be The Right Fit

You want to bake your skates.  Maybe you bought them online or got them as a gift. Maybe you don’t have time to get to a pro shop, or maybe your local shop is charging too much (FYI, a chain sporting goods store will do it for $25 if they don’t sell you the skates, free [...]

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Best Hockey Helmets: 2017-2018 Season

With increased attention being paid to concussions in all sports, increased attention is being paid to hockey helmets. Deciding on which is the best helmet, however, can be an exceedingly individual choice. Simply, no matter how well the helmet is constructed, if it doesn’t fit properly, it won’t function. However, geargeek.com has compiled a list of all the helmets used in the NHL [...]

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Best Hockey Skates: 2017-2018 Season

It might seem logical that, in the arena of hockey gear, skates would be an especially cluttered segment of the market. After all, shoe designs seem to be as individual as fingerprints in the NBA, and why should NHL feet be any less special? But in ranking the best skates — by use among NHL players over the 2017-18 season — [...]

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2018 NHL Draft

Each year, when the Stanley Cup Playoffs end, only one team can really be happy, right? OK, this year, maybe two. The expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights and the perennially cursed Washington Capitals merely making the Stanley Cup Final marked a historical achievement. For everybody else, elimination meant turning attention to the NHL draft — being held tomorrow in Dallas. And it’s [...]

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Best Hockey Pants: 2017-2018 Season

As seriously as anyone can take short pants, the NHL takes its pants seriously. So seriously, in fact, the league famously banned a style of full-length trousers that plagued the sport briefly in the 1980s. In 1981, the  Philadelphia Flyers took to wearing long pants, known widely as “Cooperalls” (though the NHL versions were made by CCM rather than Cooper), [...]

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Pro Stock Hockey Mobile App

The people have spoken … and we’ve listened!Introducing the brand new Pro Stock Hockey mobile app! Take the same quality products and services that you’ve come to expect from Pro Stock Hockey on the go! Buying pro stock hockey equipment is quicker and easier than ever with hundreds of new sticks, gloves, pants and more — right at [...]

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Guide To Hockey Hair

Picture this:You emerge from the locker room, hair flowing as you're about to take the ice. You had no idea this many people would show up tonight, and you've never been so ready for a game. Even the ref is so mesmerized by the mane you’re sporting that he gives you a nod of approval. [...]

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Best Hockey Gloves: 2017-2018 Season

Most people probably pay attention to hockey gloves only when they’re being dropped. But players pay great attention — and they’re particular. There were 40 different glove models in use by NHL players at the end of the regular season, sold under eight different brands. CCM was the most-used brand, but its top-selling model wasn’t as popular as the line-leaders [...]

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Best Hockey Sticks: 2017-2018 Season

Confession time: “Best,” as used in the above headline, is a misnomer. Face it: Most of the time, “best” is subjective at, um, best. And when it comes to hockey sticks, we’re not going to gauge personal opinions or count sales. Our list is ranked by usage among active NHL players in the 2017-18 regular season. Without further ado, here’s our [...]

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3 Mental Skill Tips To Help You Train And Perform At Your Best

With the NHL season in full flow and the playoffs in the early stages, ice hockey continues to demonstrate why mental skills training is so important in athletes’ abilities to train and perform at their best when it matters most, such as the playoffs!Just as physical conditioning and technical training are vital components of an [...]

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