Reebok Premier XLT take...

Reebok took a very different direction with their newest set of pads. Part of the development of the new Premier XLT pads was to add features that promoted rebounds. But not in the traditional sense. Reebok’s new ultra-lightweight pad features Crosslink Foam that actually adds life and...

Murray puts his stamp o...

It may have taken a late flurry, but Tim Murray put his stamp on the organization with a firm, aggressive series of trades around the 2014 trade deadline. He got started early by sending Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to St. Louis on Friday and threw his hat in the ring with one of the earlier...

Trade Deadline Recap: W...

It’s safe to say the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline was an entertaining one. A flurry of late deals saw a significant number of big names change teams as contenders stockpile for the stretch run as the sellers fill their cupboards with picks and prospects for the future. The toughest thing...

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...

2014 NHL Trade Deadline...

Just over seven days separate 30 general managers from the feeding frenzy that is the NHL trade deadline. Of course, recent years have resembled a salad bar more so than an all-you-can-eat buffet. While the blockbusters that fans and media love have become rare, the action at the deadline...

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...

On the Ice: Warrior Cov...

Warrior’s Dynasty (previously Franchise) glove line has long been a favorite at nearly every level of the game. Now, Warrior has a counterpart to their classic four-roll glove. The Covert glove line that was introduced last year is built on more of a tapered, anatomic fit as compared to...

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...