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Christmas is just a week away! If you have been holding off on shopping, now is about the time to do it! Are you still stumped on what to get a loved one? Here is the next installment of gift ideas for the hockey player in your circle.
Winnwell Heavy Duty Hockey Net Trying to buy a gift for the sniper in your household? The Winnwell Heavy Duty Hockey Net will give him/her the practice they need to score flawless goals every time they lace up their skates! This 72″ net is the real deal with steel pipes and polyester mesh that More >
OK guys…time is ticking, Christmas is here in just over a few weeks, and if you haven’t finished all of your holiday shopping by now you may be panicking. But before you do so, let us be the first to tell you that there’s still enough time… and if you are having a hard time finding a great gift idea for the hockey player in your life check out some of the awesome items we have listed here and on our holiday gift guide.
This week marks the beginning of December which means time is slowly but surely getting closer and closer to the 25th! We are pretty excited about the holiday season, but who isn’t? Make sure you get the perfect gift for the hockey player or hockey fan in your fam. Check out the next wave of great suggestions and gift ideas for this year’s holiday season.
Bauer Street Goalie Equipment This holiday season treat your kids to something extra special…give them unlimited outdoor fun with street hockey goalie equipment! Whether it’s a group of neighborhood kids killing time after school, to a little More >
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 >
We all know that fighting is an expected part of hockey, but most of us don’t know exactly to what extent. We’ve all heard the joke “I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out” According to hockeyfights.com, there were 645 fights during the 1230 games of the 2010-2011 NHL season (and a whopping 117 games with more than one fight). It stands to reason that an adrenaline-filled sport like hockey would see its share of fights over the years.
Although fighting in the NHL has bumped up against its share of criticism, it is a considerable draw for More >
With the off-season in full force for some players, training can sometimes become relatively non-existent as well. The fact is, though, that you should be using the off-season to keep your body in shape. A good off-season workout routine prepares you for the upcoming season. Whether you have weeks or months between seasons, you really need to take this time to hone your skills and work on perfecting your moves.
Hockey, by nature, is a rigorous sport that requires agility and stamina since the average hockey player will be on the ice a full 15-20 minutes during a 60-minute game. But More >
With unmatched comfort, optimum control and performance consistency, it’s no wonder that Zach Parise and Zdeno Chara have each worn the Easton Synergy EQ5!
Composite in all the right places, this hybrid skate combines the lightweight structure of Easton’s Stealth skate with a fully heat-moldable Fusion Foam in the boot quarter for an ideal custom fit. The Synergy EQ5’s composite frame is strategically placed to optimize response and long-term performance consistency, while maintaining a balance of structure and fit.
The Synergy EQ5 utilizes thermally activated anatomical ankle foams and a felt-based tongue to enhance the overall comfort of the skate and give More >
Hockey is a game of tremendous speed, contact and strategies. Effectively executing your strategies and techniques can give your team an advantage. One such strategy is the Dump and Chase… an increasingly popular move that gets the puck into the attack zone and (hopefully) away from your defender.
What exactly is Dump and Chase? With a standard rush, the player carries the puck with him across the blue line… but with the Dump and Chase, the puck is actually released into the offensive zone. This strategy is somewhat risky as it relies on the speed of the offensive player to More >