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Last week we gave you a short list of items found at HockeyMonkey.com that would make perfect gifts to give to your friends and family for this year’s holiday season. In this week’s installment, we include six more sure to complete all of your stocking stuffing needs!
Composite Mini Sticks Remember playing knee hockey and using those short flat plastic mini sticks with the straight blade? Talk about obsolete…the mini sticks coming out today are miniature models of the real hockey sticks we use on the ice and man are they awesome!
These sticks show the same graphics and flash as all your More >
Well it’s that time of year again. What’s on your wish list this year? What’s on your loved ones wish list? If you can’t answer these questions don’t stress out or panic! At Hockey Monkey we’ve compiled a list that would make great gifts for anyone in your circle. Let’s start off with these six items:
The Green Biscuit Training Puck made for off-ice practicing in stick handling and passing. This is the perfect stocking stuffer for the player in your home these holidays.
This amazing training puck will help develop the passing skills that will blow your competition away! This puck slides More >
It’s safe to say that many, if not all, kids have a dream or goal that they want to pursue in life. Some will say they want to be a doctor, or a fireman, maybe even a professional athlete, and we hope that something or someone will help to push them in that direction. For the Boston Bruins, they hope to inspire many youngsters to play the game of hockey and they are more than happy to provide that little push. The goal is to grow the More >
CCM’s new Ribcor stick offering is now up for pre-order and we know you can’t wait to dig in to the nitty gritty. So we’re gonna get right into it! You’ll notice a lot of similarity to last year’s 40K with a few new features that CCM claims help make the Reckoner the best Ribcor model yet. After all, the 40K was the goods, and we said as much in our last Ribcor blog entry, but you all about that new new, aren’t you? Yeah, we feel you. Let’s get into it…
We see many features make their return in the More >
It’s hard to admit our faults sometimes. Be real with it! Some of us are guilty of being puckhogs, some are guilty of cherry picking; others are guilty of making sticks that explode when you take a slap shot after just a few weeks of use. It happens…
It’s no big deal. We all have our faults. That’s why we practice. We go back to the drawing board from time to time. The day we become content, that we stop working towards being better, that’s when we’re in trouble.
Easton’s not stupid. They know how brutally competitive the stick market is, and More >
Do you remember the Octogun series of sticks? Of course you don’t! How about the U+ Anatomy?!?! Bahahaaaaa! Not trying to trash talk, but man, I can remember a time (not so long ago) when CCM was borderline irrelevant in the stick world. Fast forward to today and CCM now boasts a three family stick arsenal currently contending for the number one spot in the stick market!
So how’d they do it? And in such a short amount of time? To be honest, if I knew how I’d probably be CEO of some fortune 500, More >
What do we always say? If there’s one sentence that can sum up all the advice we’ve ever given those looking to purchase new gear, it would be “It’s all about FIT!” Like the kid that swears his shot is garbage because he’s currently using a mid curve when he REALLY needs a mid/toe: all the while his stick is two feet too long for him! Splitting hairs over laces, runners, or even quarter packages makes zero sense if the boot doesn’t complement YOUR specific foot shape.
Last week, CCM released a first look at their new JetSpeed skate. While the More >
The concussion issue, and all the controversy that comes with it, seems to be here to stay. With new safety rating systems believed to be in the near future for hockey, manufactures are in a frenzy to create the safest, most concussion proof helmet possible.
While there’s still nothing set in stone, it’s apparent that Reebok is being put on the back burner while CCM is now the clear cut name of the future. CCM made waves a few months back with the release of the CCM Ribcor 40K; the long time Reebok flagship stick now bearing the CCM name.
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Rumors have been flying around for the past several months about Reebok’s passing of the torch to CCM, and even the possibility of leaving the hockey industry entirely. While these rumors still can’t exactly be confirmed, when we were told that this year’s Ribcor stick would be shedding its Reebok markings for a new CCM look, we weren’t exactly surprised.
The new CCM Ribcor 40K picks up right where its predecessor (the Reebok Ribcor) left off. The name of the game is still the same – to bring you a stick that’s easier to load and more efficient at generating power More >
After a decade without, CCM has brought the legendary Tacks skate line back! Personally, I haven’t skated in the old “Tackaberry” skates that everyone has come to know and love, but one thing that is for sure, CCM has made some huge improvements in its newest set of jets. So, what exactly do the Tacks skates have going for them? Skating in my very own pair of Tacks has given me insight on the technological advancements that CCM has implemented in its skate.
Let’s start with More >