Eastern/Western Confere...

Western Conference playoff preview and prediction Now that the season has finally wound down the real fun can begin. The NHL Playoffs begin on Wednesday evening as three different series kick off the 2014 postseason. While the Boston Bruins claimed the President’s Trophy this year, the...

New trim, technology he...

It’s the stick that started it all. The Easton Synergy revolutionized the game both on and off the ice when it was first introduced and now the legendary name is coming back as Easton is prepared to launch the new Synergy HTX line this summer. Last seen in the form of the ST 16, the...

A honky tonk hockey roa...

Last month I shared some thoughts on making a trip to catch a junior hockey game. For those who live close enough to a major junior team, it’s an affordable, worthwhile trip to take. I recently returned from another type of hockey trip that’s a little larger in terms of scale. I...

STX’s entry into hockey...

A well known powerhouse in the lacrosse world, STX has jumped head first into ice hockey this year as their new stick line has hit the shelves.   STX wasted little time getting their name onto people’s tongues in hockey circles as Matt Moulson was sporting an STX Prototype stick...

Vaughn 1000 goalie pads

The newest member of the Velocity family is the V6. Vaughn shifted gears a bit in how they categorize their pads this year, as the V6 2000 and 2200 headline the set with the 1000 just below. This is a change from recent years as Vaughn was in the high 7000s with many of their new...

Junior Hockey trips

There are 60 teams across the three leagues that make up the CHL. There are 16 more teams that make up the USHL and between the two leagues, they span across Canada and into 13 American states. Depending on where you live, you’re probably a lot closer to a major junior team than you...