Headshots dominate earl...

A rash of suspensions handed down from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety in a response to a ridiculous number of illegal checks through the first month of the NHL season has been the primary focus of fans and media members alike. John Scott’s elbow to Louis Ericsson’s head was...

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:...

Industry Q&A: Keit...

A while back Keith Perera took some time to chat with us about his job with Warrior and a few cool features of their stick line. With the new Covert ST and LT in stores now, Keith took a few more minutes to give an inside look at what makes these two new sticks so fantastic. GS: Tell us...

Sabres should go back t...

Earlier this week the Anaheim Ducks went back to the start of their franchise and busted out Mighty Ducks retro jerseys for their game against Ottawa on Sunday. The jerseys were worn as part of Anaheim’s 20-year anniversary celebration and the practice was widely embraced as a great...

Bauer Hockey Equipment

Highlights of Bauer Hockey’s Spring 2014 product line up include: BAUER SUPREME SKATE LINE: Led by the BAUER SUPREME TOTALONE MX3, the new BAUER SUPREME line of skates continues to deliver new levels of skating efficiency with its light weight, anatomical fit and next-generation...

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...

What hollow fits you be...

I’m guilty of something many hockey players are likely guilty of. When I come into Great Skate for a sharpening I hand my wheels over to a clerk, take my ticket and let them do their work on my skates. I don’t have a specific hollow size that I prefer and I simply deal with how my...

Goal scoring creeping u...

Believe it or not, goal scoring is up in the NHL through the first few weeks. Through 57 games this season, NHL games are averaging 5.65 goals per game as opposed to the 5.46 that was averaged over the course of the shortened 2012-13 season. While not a significant increase, it is still...