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CCM Takeover – Fitlite Helmet

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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CCM Ribcor

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 >

Look at all that Tacky goodness!

CCM Tacks Skates – Four Months Later

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.

After four months of hard use, Tacks are holding up well and feel better than ever!

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Watching Hockey

Watching Hockey the Right Way

We use the term “big game” for a reason. Many might not understand the emotional investment we have after 82 games. The same way our club has made sacrifices, we’ve made sacrifices! With the playoffs in full swing, it only feels natural to touch on the topic of “How to watch the big game”. Keep the following factors in mind in order to maximize your viewing enjoyment this playoff season.

Whether it’s in the privacy of your own home, at your favorite sports bar, or live in person, where you choose to view your big game may have a drastic effect More >

8 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

I feel like a kid on Christmas when looking at this year’s first round matchups. You have your usual suspects, as well as some fresh new faces this postseason, both of which are sure to be a blast to watch. So, without further ado, I’m about to drop some bold predictions…

Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings Dougie Hamilton will have more points than Pavel Datsyuk…. Yeah, I said it. Boston simply seems to have it all at the moment. Detroit will be lucky if they don’t get swept. Bruins in five.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens Ryan Malone will be cleared of More >