Equipment

Hockey Business

By The Beer League Tribune / May 11, 2020

Small hockey business is looking to help push the game forward for the average player who didn’t make it to “the show”. Hockey is constantly growing and constantly changing. Part of the change is with the off ice stuff too as the small business side of things. Listed below are some great small hockey businesses…

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Guys playing street hockey

Find The Best Street Hockey Stick

By The Beer League Tribune / May 4, 2020

With most states doing some sort of stay at home order, and summer around the corner, do you know what that means? Yes, street hockey is happening! Everyone from mini mites to top NHL players are outside taking over the street. However, are you prepared with a street hockey stick? This article will help you…

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Best Outdoor Roller Hockey Wheels for Summer 2020

By The Beer League Tribune / April 18, 2020

With everything that has been going on recently around the world, many of us don’t have access to our usual rinks. With rinks closed, more and more people are playing outdoors. Many people have asked what is the best wheel for outdoor hockey play, so I have created a short guide to help you find…

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Buttendz – Revolutionizing the hockey grip

By The Beer League Tribune / April 4, 2020

What is the most important piece of equipment for hockey players? For most players, it’s their sticks. A stick can be one of the most personal pieces of equipment. Think of it … a player prefers a specific blade pattern, shaft texture, length, and grip. It is the grip portion of a player’s stick, where…

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Hoapa Hockey Stick Review

By The Beer League Tribune / March 25, 2020

Ever wanted to feel like a pro hockey player and get a fully customized stick like them? Well now, thanks to a new hockey company called Hoapa you can! I got the chance to try out a Hoapa hockey stick and I was absolutely thrilled with the results! * I think it’s important to show…

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Hoapa Hockey

By The Beer League Tribune / March 10, 2020

What is the most important piece of a hockey player’s equipment? It has to be a player’s stick. You can’t play without one! A hockey player can be very particular about sticks, from pattern, to height, flex, materials and all the other options that go into it. This is where a new stick company comes…

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Boot Punch Hockey Skates

By The Beer League Tribune / January 22, 2020

We have hit the mid-season point for most beer league folks! Hopefully, your new skates are broken in by now. The break-in is the worst part of skates. Most people are fine with them after a few skates. However, there are some folks that still have a small area that might cause discomfort. Did you…

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ice hockey goalie wearing a butterfly goalie pad

Goalie Pad Construction

By The Beer League Tribune / October 24, 2019

Goalie pad construction has come a long way even in just the past 20 years. Pads have changed from getting stuffed with horse and deer hair too high tech foams and carbon fiber. With each passing year, pads seem to keep getting small tweaks to help make goalies more mobile (and better protected). With all…

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What does plus sizing mean on goalie pads?

By The Beer League Tribune / October 7, 2019

Goalie pad sizing is sometimes confusing. The most confusing part for some folks is the plus sizing or what does the +2 mean? Most pads have a +1 or +2 sizing, ex 34+2. The plus sizing means how many extra inches are added to the top of the pad. This helps with 5-hole coverage when…

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Hockey Players Club X1X Review

By The Beer League Tribune / September 3, 2019

The price of sticks keeps going up and up. The new Bauer Flylite will cost you $300 (USD) this year. The price of a top-end stick has gone up almost every year. The Hockey Players Club X1X is helping hockey families combat high prices and still give a top-performing stick with all the features and…

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