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What Should You Know About Hockey Equipment for Men



What should I know about hockey equipment for men?



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by puckmugger
Oct 3, 2006 Hey Puckmugger, I have low arches; my skate has high arches
There's a lot you can do to make a skate that's too tight fit better.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Mar 13, 2006 Hey Puckmugger: I canít seem to adjust to CCM runners since switching from Bauer. Options?
A change to a different runner can be a challenge. Fortunately there are lots of options these days.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Mar 20, 2004 Ice Hockey Skate Buying Demystified
Skates are the most important piece of gear, make sure they fit and they are appropriate for your level. If you get the wrong skates, you wont enjoy the game.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Jan 20, 2008 Never buy used skates but if you do, read this first
If you're careful and know what to look for you can find decent skates at great prices.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Feb 11, 2006 Hey Puckmugger--How do I put heel lifts in my skates?
The addition of heel lifts in many brands of skates can improve your skating substantially.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Nov 8, 2007 Hey Puckmugger--What size and brand of goalie pads should I buy?
Buying your first pair of leg pads can be daunting. It's a big expense, so consider size and style carefully.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Oct 31, 2007 Hey Puckmugger - Are my skates wearing out prematurely?
Some wrinkles are normal. Serious breakdown normally has more serious indicators.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Nov 3, 2007 Hey Puckmugger - What should I consider when cutting a stick?
This can be a bit of a challenge for short players who don't want to use an intermediate flex. Trial and error is the only way to know for certain.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Nov 6, 2007 Hey Puckmugger - I have ankles that could fill Dolly Parton's cups
Ankles are tough, but a good shop should be able to offer some relief by punching out the skates.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Nov 1, 2007 Hey Puckmugger --My new t'blade skates feel dull
Sometimes you have to adjust to new runners, sometimes you have to adjust new runners to you.... read full review
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by puckmugger
Nov 12, 2007 Hey Puckmugger - Can I put toe lifts in my skates?
There are a lot of things that you can do to make a skate work and yes toe lifts are a possibility.... read full review
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by TSomes
Jan 25, 2001 If the equipment fits wear it, otherwise replace it.
Hockey protection is only as good as the way it fits.... read full review
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by andycharger
Sep 30, 2001 Hockey Equipment. Sticks and Skates
A great sport.... read full review
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by taineasy
Oct 21, 2006 Micron Mega 10-90 Hockey Skates
I still think the 10-90 Mega skates are tough to beat.... read full review
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