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Personalized Nutrition for Hockey Players

Well everyone reading has done the impossible, they’ve survived 2016. As we celebrate 2016 in all its glories and all its tragedies we move onto 2017. As 2017 greets us I can’t help but think back to what the top nutrition trends were of 2016 and whether they still apply for 2017, namely a bigger emphasis on [...]

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Getting To Know Shawn Thornton

NHL players can be very particular about their equipment. Players will rotate through a pair of gloves each period. Some prepare multiple sticks as a part of their pregame rituals. Many will opt for new equipment after just one month of use. Florida Panthers forward Shawn Thornton is not your typical NHL player. I sat down with Thornton, a PSH brand ambassador, for [...]

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Getting "Post Game" Clean

It’s no secret that hockey can be a stinky sport. Practices multiple times a week, games every weekend and daily workouts make showering an all-too-common occurrence. During the season, hockey players constantly need to shower multiple times a day, every day.Wake up. Shower. Afternoon workout. Shower. Late-night practice/game. Shower.Sound familiar?For much of his teens and 20s, this was the [...]

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Pro Stick Insight: Joe Pavelski

Player: Joe Pavelski Team: San Jose Sharks Position: Center Height: 5 ft 11 in Weight: 190 lbs Stick Specs: Shoots: Right Stick: Warrior Covert QR1 (White Graphic) Flex: 80-85 Curve: Heel Lie: 5 Grip: Yes Height: 60” In recent years, Sharks captain Joe Pavelski has developed into one of the most proficient goal scorers in the NHL. While playing on a line with Joe Thornton admittedly has been a key to [...]

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Game Day Nutrition Guide

An often overlooked and underappreciated aspect of a hockey training program is a player nutrition guide. Coaches will often put the majority of their focus on strength training, skill development and implementing systems, but don’t provide players with the knowledge or the tools to improve their nutrition. Hard work and training can pay big dividends during the offseason, but if [...]

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A Day In The Life On The Road

A Day In The Life On The RoadBy: AJ LeeOften overlooked and underappreciated by fans across the NHL, the role of team equipment manager is much more demanding than most would imagine. In a recent interview with Detroit Red Wings equipment manager, Paul Boyer, I was able to pry a little bit deeper into a day in the life [...]

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Pro Stock Hockey's Guide To Getting Rid Of "Hockey Smell"

Pro Stock Hockey's Guide To Getting Rid Of "Hockey Smell"Every team loves a player who can step up and score the game-winning goal, but nobody likes a teammate or a friend who smells like he hasn't showered in a month. The smell of hockey — that combination of sweat, plastic, leather, etc. — is arguably the worst [...]

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Creating A Pro Stock Stick

It’s every hockey player’s dream to make it to the NHL. To play with, and against, the best players in the world, in front of thousands of fans packed into iconic arenas across North America…it’s an opportunity that very few players are given, and one that even fewer are able to capitalize on. In fact, [...]

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What You Need to Know About Verbero Hockey Gloves

Verbero Sports was founded in 2009, initially entering the inline market having designed the Aero Puck in 2010, and in the last two years, shifting its development to ice hockey with the aim of producing high-end products in the glove, stick and pants market.The company asked if I could review a pair of its preliminary ice hockey gloves, and with some [...]

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The Bauer World Hockey Invite

The world’s largest and most prestigious ice hockey tournament all in one city, the 2015 Bauer World Hockey Invitational, takes place this Nov. 5-8 at 27 rinks throughout Chicagoland. Presented by Bauer, the World Hockey Invite is a wonderful and unique opportunity to meet and interact with some of the most competitive hockey players from all over the world. [...]

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