CCM going back to Tacks

The return is coming. CCM will be reintroducing the world to the Tacks line in the coming months as the manufacturer brings a new skate line to complement the RBZ line that burst onto the scene last year. Already being used in the NHL, Nathan MacKinnon made the unofficial news official...

Recapping the 2014 Olym...

In the end, the deepest, most talented team prevailed. Canada repeated their 2010 ice hockey sweep by capturing gold on both the men’s and women’s side in Sochi. While the women’s result was always going to come down to the United States and Canada, the men’s tournament...

Olympic gear watch

As hockey equipment has evolved, the ability for players to swap out gear for special events has been a growing trend. Goaltenders are the easiest to pick out as they sport different helmets and pads for events like the Winter Classic each season. The Olympics are not immune to this...

Tips for picking out go...

Not that long ago Bauer introduced the Vapor XXX composite goal stick to the market and forever changed the landscape of that particular niche of goaltending equipment. While a few other entries served as a precursor to the Vapor, there wasn’t much out there in terms of a non-wood goal...

Ranking the Winter Clas...

I’m a freak for goalie equipment. I’d die to have unlimited access to different paint jobs, custom pads and the like. That’s what makes the NHL’s annual outdoor games so awesome. There have been some pretty cool masks and gear sets used since the first Winter Classic in Buffalo...

Holiday Gift Guide for ...

With the holiday season upon us, goalies will certainly be filling their lists with all of the gear and accessories they’ve been hoping to get as the season has progressed. As you prepare to begin your shopping this year, keep some of these ideas in mind for the hockey players on your...