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Shoulder Pad Fitting for Hockey – Part 2

In part one of this blog we looked at what areas of the body the shoulder pads protect and how to tell the difference if they are too long or short. In this blog we concentrate more on the mechanics of how to fit and adjust your new pads. The first thing to bear in […]

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Shoulder Pad Fitting for Hockey – Part 1

What are the purpose of shoulder pads? And why do you need them to play hockey? Well the obvious answer is for protection, they are designed to protect key areas of the body that can get injured by falling or physical impact playing the game. The can protect the whole upper body including collar bone, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Hockey Sticks

A stick has been described as a hockey player’s best buddy, and the aim of this blog is to help you choose your new friend and how to keep him in top condition. Second possibly only to skates, the hockey stick is the most important part of your equipment and the most personal. It is […]

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The Equipment Needed to Play Ice Hockey – Part 2

The second part of our investigation into what equipment is needed to play hockey, our first foray onto the ice looked at the protective equipment kids need. Now it is time to see what their parents must don to take to the ice for the very first time. Essential Equipment A similar list to the […]

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The Equipment Needed to Play Ice Hockey – Part 1

If you are considering joining the hockey revolution sweeping all over the globe and want to start playing, then the first thing you must do is get hold of the correct equipment. As you may expect there are more rules governing the equipment that children must use, so for this purpose we have to make […]

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The History of the World IIHF World Championships

Each year the World Championships of Ice Hockey is organized by the IIHF, which is the International Ice Hockey Federation. Before the world championships were born it was preceded by the European Championship which started in 1910 and ended in 1932. The first world competition was formed at the Summer Olympics in 1920. From there […]

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The World’s Greatest Hockey Players – Part 2

The second part of our recognition of some of the greatest hockey players that have ever lived includes more legendary luminaries of the ice. In part one we celebrated players like, Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky and Alex Ovechkin. In this concluding part we focus on five more players that makes a perfect ten. We start […]

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The World’s Greatest Hockey Players – Part 1

Making a list of the world’s greatest anything is always subjective, it is a certain point of view. However, with hockey players there are statistics that can help support your case as well as world opinion polls to take into account. In this blog we present who are commonly known as the best hockey players […]

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How to Start Playing Hockey

For whatever reason you may have taken to playing hockey late in life, if this is so this blog is dedicated as a guide for adults that want to start playing hockey. First of all, you don’t need the full equipment to begin playing hockey, the real must have items are, skates, shin pads, elbow […]

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