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...

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...

On the Ice: CCM RBZ ska...

On the heels of their partnership with Taylor made to release the RBZ stick last season, CCM took a step forward in 2013 in not only revamping the RBZ stick, but introducing the RBZ skate to their line. When I got around to getting the RBZ skates on the ice, it wasn’t the first time I...