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…Read More
Who doesn’t like beer and hockey together, and who doesn’t like playing tournaments? While there are plenty of tournaments for beer leaguer’s to play in all over the country, there’s a company in Florida looking to change up the average tournament and make it a beer leaguer’s dream. Beer League Hockey Championships is aiming to…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Hockey is a hugely popular sport in both the United States and Canada, with great players coming from either country so you might wonder what is the difference between the two in progressing from a youth to a professional in the NHL. We’re going to outline some of the general differences between hockey in the…Read More
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…Read More
Have you ever wanted to play more hockey? Did you ever have a free night and say to yourself “I wish I had a game to play tonight!” Well bring back the 2009 saying, there’s an app for that. The app is the Hockey Community and it has a website too. Hockey Community isn’t just…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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