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Making An Impact – Kaleb Dahlgren

By The Beer League Tribune / January 30, 2024

For most people, hockey is more than a game. Hockey is a community and a way for people to come together and it is known to extend beyond the game. For Kaleb Dahlgren, he is learning that and also doing it. His role in hockey has had a major impact on many people and in…

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Tydan Performance Blades

By The Beer League Tribune / July 23, 2023

What is one of the most valuable pieces of equipment that a beer league player often overlooks? I believe that is steel and not only the steel but its profile. Until about 10 years ago, most manufacturers had a 9 or 10 ft radius on steel out of the box and it was good to…

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The Sharp Shack

By The Beer League Tribune / March 28, 2023

Hockey skate maintenance isn’t something most of us, if we’re being honest, put much thought into. We usually just give our skates to the rink pro shop or hockey store and say “shapen them, please”. Then the employee puts them on a Sparx and hits a button. In an increasingly rare case, you’ll find a…

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Small Business Helps Hockey

By The Beer League Tribune / December 4, 2022

Hockey is in full swing and the holidays are a few weeks away. It is one of the most wonderful times of the year. While we can get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, I wanted to take some time to help expose some of the best small hockey businesses, social…

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Hockey Wrap Around

By The Beer League Tribune / May 24, 2022

How do you get to work on your game outside the rink without ruining your stick? Street hockey is a great way for some but you don’t get the same feel of the puck and you will most likely trash that $300 stick. You could also use a shooting pad, but that doesn’t allow movement…

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Bay Area Hockey Repair and Sharpening

By The Beer League Tribune / April 7, 2022

Hockey businesses come in all shapes and sizes. This blog features all different kinds that have carved out quite a niche. One that I haven’t covered yet is a repair shop or hockey store or repair shop. This is where Bay Area Hockey Repair (BAHR) comes in. Essan, the owner, is living proof that through…

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Victor Hockey – Giving hockey a new style

By The Beer League Tribune / January 3, 2022

Hockey apparel for adults is kind of getting stale. It doesn’t just have to be a shirt that has a Bauer or CCM logo on it. This is where Victor Hockey comes in. Victor Hockey is creating its own path in the hockey world by blending traditional feel branding with graphics and merchandise that reference…

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Maria Mountain – Goalie Training Pro

By The Beer League Tribune / October 21, 2021

If you’re a goalie, and have ever Googled, or searched on YouTube, for off-ice workouts there is a good chance Maria Mountain has popped up in the search. She is an Exercise Physiologist that is helping goalies (as well as other athletes) reach their sports goals, and recover from injuries faster. She has been helping…

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JRZ – Evolution of small hockey business

By The Beer League Tribune / April 2, 2021

Small businesses are always evolving, changing, and growing. That is even true in the hockey world! JRZ is a small independent hockey company that makes quality goalie equipment and custom bags. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the NHL or a beer league, you get the same quality and service no matter what product. However,…

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New Hockey Products

By The Beer League Tribune / December 18, 2020

How do new hockey products take shape? It usually takes a person or group that is out to solve a problem. In hockey, most of the new products do solve problems. The last major one that took shape at all levels was the Bauer LS Edge (Trigger Release) . There have been a few shaping…

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