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The Greatest Rivalries in Hockey

Montreal Canadiens versus the Toronto Maple Leaves

Great rivalries are littered all over the sports of the world, be it two teams from the same city, the two most successful teams, or even old past hostilities that still linger on. And in the NHL things are no different, in fact past rivalries in the NHL have been hostile to the extreme, including […]

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Qualities Needed to be an Ace Hockey Player

If you are thinking of taking up playing hockey, then you are probably already keen on the sport and watch it regularly. And you have probably heard the commentators talk about individual players and the different skills that they have. Hockey players, like any popular sportsmen, are analyzed to the highest degree. Every aspect of […]

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The Origins of Hockey – Part 2

Part two of the origins of Hockey kicks off at the start of the 20th Century, when things that were connected with the fledgling game of Hockey were getting serious. The specialized hockey equipment was being manufactured starting with the first mass produced sticks. Equipment for protecting parts of the body was largely borrowed from […]

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How to Buy Your Hockey Skates – Part 2

In part one of our blog looking into how to fit your new skates, we saw a couple of ways how you can test for yourself if you have the correct fitting for your skates. Plus, also the types of fittings the different manufacturers use. In this blog we talk about where your feet should […]

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The Origins of Hockey – Part 1

The increasingly popular sport of hockey is a game between two teams of six players that is played on an ice rink. The purpose of the game is to get the puck (rubber disc) past the opposition goalkeeper and into the net. Hockey has incredible speed and there is more than its fair share of […]

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How to Buy Your Hockey Skates – Part 1

Buying a pair of new shoes can be a nightmare, the type and design you like may not come in the correct size or width. Many people purchase new shoes just for their looks and not because they are comfortable or fit correctly. By doing this you may be putting the welfare of your feet […]

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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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