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The Great Steel Debate

There are many aspects to the game of hockey from a mental, physical and equipment standpoint and none of it would matter without the actual hockey skate. Pro skates come in a multitude of options from the tongue to the liner or even the amount of eyelets a skate has but further more being perfectly dialed into all of those [...]

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Pro Stock Hockey Gloves: Palms

Back in 2007 when I purchased my first set of pro stock gloves the market was small and the community of pro stock enthusiast even smaller, so you can imagine getting information regarding gloves specs was near impossible. But, with the emergence of pro stock hockey forums and gear site like prostockhockey.com (PSH) the shear amount of gloves available to the [...]

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Detailed Compare & Contrast of Pro Stock Hockey Pants By Top Manufacturers

The equipment is an essential part of the game of hockey. Proper fitting and feeling equipment can make all the difference in your performance day in and day out, whether it be ultimately preventing an injury and allowing you to keep playing, or being just the right fit for you to gain an extra step or two in a game [...]

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VH Skate: The Custom Skate Company

The challenge of breaking in and adjusting to new skates is something every serious hockey player knows too well. As players grow older and reach higher levels of hockey, it is rare to find a player that does not purchase a new pair of skates every season. Stiffer boots thanks to carbon-fiber composite and dense foams make skates increasingly [...]

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Paddle Battle

Goalie and player alike have a few different options when it comes to sticks. Unlike player sticks, however, goalie sticks are all the same shape regardless if they are foam-core, wood, or composite. If the variations of goal sticks are not as obvious as distinct visual differences, how then can the three different types of goal sticks be identified? How [...]

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Stick Kick

What is one of the most frequently asked question at any hockey stick retailer in the United States? Every sales associate at every hockey equipment retailer can answer this one, “What is the kick point on this stick?” To the average hockey parent every stick looks the same. Even some seasoned veterans can be confused by the variation of sticks [...]

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Player Safety

A revolution is taking place within professional hockey in North America. Players, trainers, and physicians are demanding increased awareness for player safety. Terms like progressive degenerative disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are becoming a part of daily vocabulary. Helmet protection and concussions in hockey only scratches the surface of the underlying player safety issues. What measures are being taken [...]

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Tee Time

Warm weather, parties, and tee times are activities that are synonymous with the dog days of summer. July is the time of the year where many kick back, enjoy the weather, and really take in all that the off-season has to offer. After all, golfing and parties are the favorite pass times of all hockey players, right? The time [...]

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The Future of the Enforcer and Fighting

For decades almost every NHL team had one player who was strategically used for fighting, the enforcer. Men in this role were looked to by coaches and players to fight for teammates, who were smaller in size, change the momentum of the game and fire up or demoralize the players of both benches. More often than not enforcers would [...]

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Game On: Inaugural Pro Stock Hockey-USA Warriors Game Day Announced

It figures to be epic.Two teams — Pro Stock Hockey and USA Warriors — take the ice March 27 in their first-ever charity matchup. Hosted by Johnny’s IceHouse West (2550 W. Madison St.), official practice facility of the Chicago Blackhawks, donations will help fund the mission of the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program.USA Warriors, in [...]

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