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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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Joe Bowser: A Patriot, a Father, a Hockey Player

This is a story of strength, inspiration, and the love of the game. This is the story of Joe Bowser.Joe fell in love with the sport of hockey around age nine. In school he would sit, anxiously waiting to head home and get out on the ice. One of his most memorable Christmas presents [...]

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​Hockey Vs. Cancer

There are only a few things that can spread fear, hope, inspiration, strength, sadness, and unity. Surprisingly, cancer is one of those things. The number of lives that are touched in some way by this disease is massive. As unfortunate as the situation can be, the reach cancer has in the world allows people to stand together and help [...]

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The Anatomy of a Pro Stock Stick

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Similarities and Differences: Warrior DT1s

The Warrior DT1 sticks are a strong addition to any high-end stick arsenal. As many of you already know, the Covert DT1s come in 2 different styles, the ST and the LT. These versions can easily be distinguished by their coloring. The shaft of the ST generally has more white than black, and the opposite is true for the [...]

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