What they’re wearing: T...

He’s the major piece in the first major blockbuster of the NHL season. Thomas Vanek was shipped to Long Island on October 27 and has plenty of new gear on his hands now that he’s suiting up with the Islanders. Here’s a look at the products that Vanek’s wearing this season. Skates:...

On the Ice: Reebok RIBC...

Reebok’s newest stick to hit the market is the much anticipated RIBCOR. A new development from the company that introduces new shaft technology that has never been seen before. The RIBCOR has special ribbed ridges at the kick point of the stick designed to keep the carbon fibers in...

Bonus On the Ice: RBZ S...

As a bonus for August, I’ll do a second product review from the CCM RBZ family. In addition to having a chance to try out the RBZ skates, I’ve also but an RBZ Stage 2 stick into my arsenal. The Stage 2 has incorporated a number of new features that weren’t part of the original RBZ...

What They’re Wearing: C...

One of the best parts of the start of a new hockey season is all of the new goalie equipment that gets broken in during training camp and into the start of the season. New mask paint, pads and the like makes the first few weeks of the season fun. While we are still a few weeks away from...

Finding the helmet that...

In the dizzying world of new sticks, varying glove designs and new models of skates being unveiled each season, it can be easy to overlook the importance of purchasing a helmet that is going to offer comfort and, most importantly, protection. There is a plethora of available helmet...

Beat the dog days with ...

As the summer days roll along and the temperatures continue to rise, there’s one event on the horizon that will have you thinking of cold, wintry weather in no time. The 30th annual Great Skate Summer Sale is kicking off on August 1 and will continue through to August 10. The sale is...