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.
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!
New for late 2019 is CCM’s newest addition to their low-kick line of sticks with their introduction of the brand-new Trigger 4 Pro Stick! We decided to put it up against its predecessor, the Trigger 3D, and compare some of the stats and specs to see what helps take the Trigger 4 Pro to that next level. Let’s jump into it.
Over the past 10 or so years, we have seen a huge advancement when it comes to the technology of Ice Hockey gear. The ability to customize skates and sticks to your exact specs and needs, to machines that can read you’re your exact foot shape in the matter of seconds using just an iPad. For 2020, CCM Hockey has taken that a step further with the introduction of their brand-new Hockey Stick Fitter!
The last time we saw a Super Tacks stick from CCM was their release of the Super Tacks AS1 back in July of last year. Fast-Forward to September 2019 and we now have the CCM Super Tacks AS2 Pro Hockey Stick!
November 2017 is the last time we saw a new iteration of the Vapor stick line when Bauer released their ever-popular Vapor 1X Lite stick. Fast forward to almost two years later and Bauer has unveiled their latest addition to their low-kick stick line with the introduction of the Vapor FlyLite stick! While the FlyLite and the 1X Lite have the same general characteristics, the FlyLite has been tweaked a little bit to keep of with the speed of today’s game. Let’s take a look at some of those changes.
With the release of the CCM JetSpeed FT2 Hockey Stick coming on July 26th, CCM aimed to include a few key improvements for this iteration over its’ predecessor. The JetSpeed line was initially designed to give players the optimum balance between a quick shot release and power, and this new generation is no different! Thanks to CCM, I was able to use the JetSpeed FT2 on the ice to take a look at the upgrades.
During this year’s Winter Classic game between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks, we got a chance to get our first glimpse at the latest upcoming stick from Warrior, the Alpha DX Hockey Stick! With this stick already being used by several pros, including Erik Karlsson and Zdeno Chara, we have gotten just a brief look at this upcoming release from Warrior Hockey. So, let’s take a deeper look into the new Alpha DX Hockey Stick.
We first saw the Fantom QRE stick teased in this year’s Stadium Series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers with it being used by Wayne Simmonds and Brian Dumoulin. Fans and gear heads quickly noticed it, despite its sleek, “low-profile” look. More recently, Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has been seen using the Fantom QRE as well.
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