On Tuesday afternoon, league commissioner Gary Bettman announced the NHL’s Return to Play Plan for the playoffs, thus effectively ending the regular season. This announcement was delivered via a 16-minute video, which was complicated regarding certain topics, so we’re here to break it down.
We kicked off episode four of our Off the Ice Podcast by asking the hypothetical question of “what separates the Generational players from their peers”? We determined that most NHL players are on the same “playing field”, with access to a wide variety of resources to help reach their maximum potential. Resources that include access to premium training facilities, nutrition, trainers, so on and so forth.
CCM is excited to bring to you the latest iteration of their popular Super Tacks line with the introduction of the AS3 Pro Skates! With the integration of their one-piece boot construction, the newest Super Tacks line is the most advanced to date! Let’s take a quick look at some of the details.
Coming off of an incredibly busy summer with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association, Team Canada’s Sarah Nurse joined us on the MonkeySports Podcast to give us some insight on the PWHPA and what they’ve been up to.
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.
On this month’s episode of our Off the Ice Podcast, we had a number of different topics to discuss. Starting things off, we got into a quick discussion about the two hottest sticks currently on the hockey market; the Bauer Nexus ADV and the True AX9. We gave a quick overview of both, but for more in-depth details check out the Nexus ADV here and the AX9 here.
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.
Not only does Bauer make some of the highest-quality hockey products on the market, but they are also known for their innovation and pushing the boundaries of “traditional” hockey gear. Following suit, Bauer has created their most advanced, and possibly their most talked-about, stick to date, the Nexus ADV Intermediate Hockey Stick!
Back in mid-2019 we, the Digital Content Team here at MonkeySports, loosely brought up the idea of starting a podcast. We would come into work every day and have casual sports debates, of all variety, so we started thinking: “Huh, these would be good topics for a podcast episode…” January 2020. That was our internal deadline.
This past decade of the National Hockey League is arguably one of the most exciting we have seen in years, making the case that, league-wide, is bigger, faster, and stronger, than the eras before it. We have witness dynasties rise and fall, the battle (literally and figuratively) between two of the best players the league has ever seen in Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, and a few rule changes to make the game faster, and more exciting, than it’s ever been.
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