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...

Predicting the Olympic ...

The Olympic break is finally upon us and, depending on logistics, could be the last Olympics that features NHL players representing their countries. Each team will have fairly limited practice time given the short time period between the NHL break and beginning of the Olympic tournament....

Choosing between a cage...

All players get to the point when they have the opportunity to choose between a cage and a shield (or no facial protection). Typically that time is when you reach adult recreational leagues. Most adult leagues allow anyone over the age of 18 to play, which means that when players reach 18...