Gear Guides

Best Hockey Helmets: 2021 Ice Hockey Helmets Ratings & Reviews

One of the most important pieces of hockey equipment is the hockey helmet for players of any age. In this article, we’ll cover: List of the Best Ice Hockey Helmets, The Importance of Wearing a Hockey Helmet, How to Measure For the Right Size Helmet , Features to Consider When Choosing a Hockey Helmet, and the Best Hockey Helmets by Category.
July 5, 2021

Best Hockey Shin Guards: 2021 Ice Hockey Shin Guard Ratings & Reviews

Hockey is a high-contact sport that involves flying pucks, sticks and body checking, so having the right equipment is important for performance and safety. A hockey player's shins, knees and calves can be especially vulnerable. This is why it's so important to get the right shin guards for your level of play. As you read on, we'll break down how to choose the most protective shin guards available and list some of the best ice hockey shin guards produced by major brands.
July 5, 2021

Best Hockey Gloves: Top Ice Hockey Glove Reviews for 2021

With numerous glove launches over the past year, in this article, we will go over what we think are the best hockey gloves for the 2021 season and beyond.  To see more options, check out our full selection of ice hockey gloves.
June 21, 2021

Best Hockey Skates for 2020-21 – Top Ice Hockey Skate Reviews

Finding the best ice skates for hockey is important to every player. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pro or a beginner skater – the right hockey skate can make a world of difference every time you step on the ice. Whether you’re looking for the right skate to take your game to the next level, or you need a pair for pick-up games on weekends, our guide will give you an overview of the top 10 best ice skates for hockey available today.
April 5, 2021

How to Put on Hockey Gear, Socks & More | HockeyMonkey

It’s no secret that hockey is a gear-intensive sport, and new players to the game of hockey inevitably face the task of putting on all their gear for the first time. While getting dressed in all that gear seems like a daunting task, it's really not as difficult as it sounds. New players may want to practice a few times at home until they feel comfortable. Remember that all your gear is adjustable. If it doesn't fit quite right the first time, try adjusting them until you find the right fit. Here is a step by step guide to putting on hockey equipment.
May 15, 2020

Best Hockey Sticks for 2020-21 – Top Ice Hockey Stick Reviews

Any hockey player would agree, your stick is an extremely personal piece of equipment. But with so many different options, finding the best hockey stick for your game may seem overwhelming. Yet, it’s key to your success on the ice. Whether you’re a sniper, playmaker or like to impress with ankle-breaking dekes, using the best hockey sticks makes a world of difference in your game.
March 20, 2020

How to Select Kickpoint

Finding the “right” stick kickpoint is all a matter of preference and can take some time to determine which one works best for you. The position you play, the shot type you take the most, and upper body strength will all factor in to which one you go with.
March 13, 2020

How to Size Hockey Gloves

Hockey gloves are a key element of your overall hockey equipment package. But they do more than just provide protection for your hands, they also offer a comfortable and solid grip on your stick. In order to get the best use and protection, it’s important to make sure you wear the proper size hockey gloves.
February 21, 2020

Hockey Elbow Pad Sizing Chart & Guide | HockeyMonkey

Ice Hockey Elbow Pads protect the sensitive elbow area from a variety of impacts during games, like slashes, blocked shots, falls onto the ice, and so on. So, to maximize their effectiveness, finding the proper size is imperative. This guide will go over what elbow pads are made out of, how they should fit, and some considerations to keep in mind when looking to buy a new pair.
January 24, 2020

Hockey Gifts: The 12 Best Gift Ideas for Any Hockey Player!

Sometimes finding the right Holiday Gifts can be tricky. With the Holiday season right around the corner, this guide looks to be a one-stop shop for cool gift ideas at various price ranges! The items chosen for this guide are ones that we believe players can get the most use out of to help improve their game.
January 24, 2020
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