When trying to get rid of the smell in hockey equipment, use vinegar in the washing machine, followed by fabric softener. To remove the stench for a longer period, try the Sports-O-Zone sanitizing system.
Zach Hyman has been given many awards during his hockey-playing career. He has also been able to write award-winning children's books. Hyman has helped the Toronto Maple Leafs get into the playoffs while writing top-selling books for children.
The article takes a look at 11 of the shortest goaltenders to play in the NHL. These goalies all stood below 5'8 and played at a time when height wasn't emphasized. In the current NHL, small goalies are almost non-existent and this is because the current style of play rewards taller goaltenders.
When sizing an ice hockey stick, the top of the stick should generally be between the player's nose and chin. The hockey stick is an extension of a player's arm, thus a very important piece of equipment to have sized correctly.
Haglund’s deformity is a bony growth on the back of the heel. It literally looks like an extra bone is growing out of the heel. It is also referred to as the Bauer Bump or the Pump Bump. There are precautions to take and some non-surgical treatment options to reduce pain.
Ice hockey skates have special padding for protection and feature special construction for quick stops and starts. The beginning player needs a good, solid skate, but they don’t have the appreciation for specialty skate construction and elaborate bells and whistles. Regardless of the price or brand, the best ice hockey skate for the beginning player is the one that offers the most protection and has the best fit for your child’s feet.
Find out the basics about hockey. Learn about hockey penalties, the penalty box, and hockey fights. Discover useful hockey lingo for any occasion.
A new series about hockey kicks off with a look back at the most successful Oilers team since the Gretzky years.
This basic guide for rules in the NHL covers everything from the field of play to stoppages and penalties.
A toe drag is an important hockey maneuver used to deke an opponent. Use these steps to learn how to master this useful stick-handing drill.
The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a great place to visit. People of any age who are loyal hockey fans will enjoy it.
When buying ice hockey equipment for the youth player, make sure to get properly sized equipment for optimal performance and protection. There are many ice hockey items that can be purchased used to save money. Use our Hockey Equipment Checklist to determine when to buy new or used equipment.
The University of North Dakota is nationally known for its hockey program. NHL players Jonathan Toews, Zach Parise, Travis Zajac, and others all have played for UND.
Learn basic hockey rules and why the Stanley Cup, with its long history and rich traditions, is the most coveted of any trophy. The intensity of the NHL playoffs make it a great spectator sport.
The NHL started in 1917. It had never had a black player. Things changed in 1958 when Canadian Willie O'Ree played a game for the Boston Bruins. He was called professional hockey's Jackie Robinson. He played from 1955 to 1979.