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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Verbero – Quality hockey gear for everyone

By The Beer League Tribune / April 11, 2023

Who likes spending $300+ on a stick? We all know hockey is expensive, from ice time cost to league fees to the equipment, it all adds up. However, there is one company out there that is trying to do its part to help lower the cost of hockey. That company is Verbero. In a time…

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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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What are sublimated jerseys?

By The Beer League Tribune / March 13, 2023

Did you know that stylish custom jerseys are becoming the norm for beer league teams around the rink? Teams at every level are picking up new threads and are looking sharp. But how? There is a fairly new printing technique called dye sublimation or sublimated printing. This technique is allowing sublimated jerseys to be printed…

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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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No Tape Needed

By The Beer League Tribune / June 28, 2022

What do great products do? They solve a problem, or they take the original idea and improve upon it to make it solve the problem better, more effectively. This is exactly what No Tape Needed did with the shin sleeve. No Tape Needed improved an old product, made it fun, and is now finding success…

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hockey wrap around

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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Third Assist Refhlex Glove Review

By The Beer League Tribune / February 24, 2022

It’s that time of year again, pond season or odr szn as they say. Pond season allows players to get out into the elements and play endlessly. For the hockey purist, there is nothing better. However, for some players, dealing with the elements means cold hands (or if you’re like me, frostbite…thanks -18 without the…

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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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Custom Hockey Equipment design to reality

Custom Hockey Equipment

By The Beer League Tribune / September 13, 2021

Does custom hockey equipment seem like something reserved just for the pros? It may be used to be, but over the past 20 years or so, there has been a move towards offering custom options for every type of player.  In this article, I would like to explain some of the benefits of custom equipment.…

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