Equipment

Goalie pad fit is important for all aspects of the game. This photo shows a goalie in the butterfly with properly fitting pads.

How Goalie Pads Fit

By The Beer League Tribune / June 17, 2019

One of the coolest positions in sports is a goalie. Partially because of all the cool pads and helmets. However, with all the pads, one of the biggest questions I get is, how do goalie pads fit? The best way to fit goalie pads is to start off with a basic formula. This formula takes…

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A shooter loading his stick showing the importance of flex in the stick.

Hockey Stick Flex

By The Beer League Tribune / June 2, 2019

What is one of the biggest changes to the game of hockey in the past 20 years? Some might say the talent and skill level, others might say the goalies have gotten better, and the list could go on and on. However, potentially one of the biggest overlooked ones is in the area of the…

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Steve Ott Pro Stock Hockey sticks

What is Pro Stock Hockey Equipment?

By The Beer League Tribune / May 23, 2019

Over the past few years, people have found a way to get high-end equipment without breaking the bank. How? What is the secret? The secret is pro stock equipment. Pro stock hockey equipment is a great way to get high-end equipment at a great price. What is pro stock hockey equipment? Pro stock hockey equipment…

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Hockey Player's Club tape

Our Type of Club – The Hockey Player’s Club

By The Beer League Tribune / April 15, 2019

It’s every hockey player’s worst nightmare… getting to the rink and realizing that you forgot to pick up tape. Now you get to be that guy that asks for tape. This used to be a scene in every locker room until recently. This is where The Hockey Players Club stepped in. The Hockey Players Club…

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Players with various skates taking a faceoff is the cover photo for our Skate Fitting Guide.

Hockey Skate Fitting Guide

By The Beer League Tribune / February 12, 2019

Hockey skates are one of the most expensive but most important pieces of equipment! However, let’s be honest, skates are literally a pain to buy. They cost a lot and they are very uncomfortable at the start. Because of these facts, we have written a short guide to help answer some of your questions about…

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Arsenal Covet Hockey Stick

Arsenal Covet Hockey Stick Review

By The Beer League Tribune / January 28, 2019

Quality hockey sticks are something everyone is wanting. From beer leaguers to competitive players everywhere (and parent’s wallets), all players are looking to get a quality stick that is light, durable, and offers great features for a price that doesn’t break the bank. That is where Arsenal hockey has stepped in. They released the Envy…

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A hockey dressing room filled with hockey equipment.

Hockey Equipment

By The Beer League Tribune / January 7, 2019

Hockey equipment is expensive! Especially when you’re talking Bauer, CCM, True, Warrior or any of the other major brands! (Not talking even about goalie equipment…Vaughn, Brians, or any other brand already mentioned). There are the exceptions and the need for all the features of the big brand’s top hockey equipment. However, if you’re a beer…

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Skates that did not have proper skate care

Proper Skate Care Tips

By The Beer League Tribune / December 18, 2018

One of the most important pieces of equipment in hockey is your skates. You spend hundreds of dollars on them (maybe even a little north of a thousand), and if you don’t take proper care of them, that investment can be done in just one season or less. To ensure that doesn’t happen, we have…

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Channel Z Sharpener

Pro Sharp Channel Z Sharpening

By The Beer League Tribune / November 28, 2018

There is always something new for folks to try to get the most out of their game. We have covered some of those things on this blog from the Elevate stick to the Hockey Tracker App. Today is no different, we caught wind of a new way to sharpen your skates. It is becoming more…

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A player playing hockey. The player has cut a hockey stick to the exact length that works for him.

Where To Cut A Hockey Stick

By The Beer League Tribune / November 27, 2018

Hockey sticks are the most important thing needed to play the game. Sticks, unfortunately, do not come one size fits all or perfect out of the box for most players. Hockey sticks need to be cut custom to the player to help them get the best performance out of the stick. Where do I need…

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