Equipment

skate sharpening

Skate Sharpening Chart

By The Beer League Tribune / September 10, 2018

Going to get your skates sharpened? Do you remember what you had? Do you want to try something different or try the Flat Bottom V? See our skate sharpening chart below for the most common cuts and their Flat Bottom V equivalent. Want to learn more about skate sharpening basics? Check out an earlier article…

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A picture of the Elevate Hockey stick used on ice

Elevate Hockey Stick

By The Beer League Tribune / June 30, 2018

Earlier this month Elevate Hockey launched their attempt to re-invent the hockey stick as we know it! Their idea of the hockey stick is quite a bit different than the traditional one that’s been used for as long as the game has been played! Their concept of a dual axis hockey shaft that allows players…

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Roller hockey skate showing Labeda Addiction roller hockey wheel

Best Roller Hockey Wheels for Summer 2018

By The Beer League Tribune / May 6, 2018

It is that time of year again, roller hockey season. Rinks all across the country are melting, and some of them, put down sport court for a summer full of roller hockey. There are also the 3 big tournaments just around the corner TORHS, NARCH, and State Wars. Are you ready for a summer filled…

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A wall at Pure Hockey full of New Skates.

The Pros and Cons of Baking New Skates

By The Beer League Tribune / April 22, 2018

We all love getting new skates! The newer models are so much lighter and have new features that make it exciting. With getting new skates, the one thing that many people dislike, besides the price points, is breaking them in. However, over about the last 20 years, there has been a process called baking skates.…

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Bauer LightSpeed Edge Holder

What Did The Bauer LightSpeed Edge Holder Do For Hockey

By The Beer League Tribune / March 31, 2018

Over the last few seasons, there really hasn’t been many changes to hockey equipment! Of course, sticks are getting even lighter and more expensive. The same can be said for skates, but besides that, for beer leaguers and weekend warriors, not much new has come down the pipeline. However, with that said, there is one…

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Arsenal hockey stick photographed with puck on ice.

Arsenal Envy Stick Review

By The Beer League Tribune / March 23, 2018

Hockey sticks are expensive! It seems like every year the top end sticks get more and more expensive but the lower end ones, do not get the attention they deserve which are the ones the majority of average beer leaguers buy! Now, there is a new hockey company on the market that is focusing on…

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Lets Play Hockey Expo

Let’s Play Hockey Expo Recap

By The Beer League Tribune / March 12, 2018

Over the weekend, The Beer League Tribune made the quick drive over to the State of Hockey, to experience The Tourney, and the Let’s Play Hockey Expo! Both events were better than expected! The Tourney showcased Minnesota’s finest high school hockey, and the expo showed off the latest products in the game! The Tourney The…

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