Everything You Need To Know About Biosteel

New Jersey Devils forward Mike Cammalleri discusses Biosteel

In the past few years things like protein shakes and performance supplements have had a much more prominent presence in hockey locker rooms and at increasingly earlier stages in players’ careers. I am referring to the types of products that were once viewed as something just for professional athletes or the ‘I pick things up and put them down’ guys from the planet fitness ads. They are now a common sight in the hands of young hockey players at as early as the middle school level.

Personally, I always avoided the protein powders and shake mixes. I never totally understood how they worked or what was in them, and not knowing what I was drinking gave me pause. The risk of not knowing what’s going into your body is far greater for professional athletes. Beyond the health implications and concerns, there is the ever-looming risk of some unknown ingredient showing up on a drug test. The damage done by a failed drug test to an athlete’s reputation, career and livelihood is an all too familiar story line in the modern sports landscape.

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CCM Ribcor 40K Stick Features and Review

CCM Ribcor Stick - Ribcor 40k

CCM Ribcor 40K Stick

Yep, you read that correctly. The Ribcor 40K is now a part of the CCM brand. Why did they make this change? Well, Reebok and CCM officials realized that even though they had a significant number of Pro, Major and Junior players using their sticks it was divided between the two brands so their usage stats appeared lower than their competitors. By consolidating their stick lines under the CCM brand their usage stats appear more in line with those of their competitors.

Confusing as it might be, I implore you to set that aside because this stick has some seriously exciting new features.

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Bauer Supreme TotalOne MX3 Stick Review

Bauer TotalOne MX3 Stick Review

Update: Click here to order the Bauer Supreme TotalOne MX3 Stick

It’s that time of the year again. The day we all anxiously anticipate. Another Bauer stick launch that has hockey players everywhere waiting with bated breath. Bauer has this way, even if you don’t use Bauer sticks, of making you anticipate their releases. For people in the hockey industry it feels like this stick was released months ago. That’s how much talk there has been. So which family of sticks is growing this time? A few months back we were graced with the Nexus 8000 and we got the Vapor APX2 last fall. That means that it’s finally time for the Supreme MX3 stick.

Bauer Supreme MX3 Stick

Yet another gorgeous design from Bauer on the MX3 stick. (click to enlarge)

Bauer’s Supreme line was designed for players who need a stick that delivers powerful one-timers and heavy slap shots. Of course, there are players all over the planet using the Supreme stick and dangling through defenses and roofing wrist shots and snappers, but the heavy duty shots are where the Supreme MX3 stick offers serious advantages.

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Will Someone Please Step Up and Challenge Bauer?

Bauer Is Google of Hockey

Around here I often refer to Bauer as “the Google of hockey.” No matter how you spin it, they are the clear market leader and while Bauer isn’t quite a verb yet like Google is, their name is getting to be almost synonymous with hockey equipment. Just take a look at our infographics over the past two years. That’s called dominance, folks. For good reason, too – they have great people, great technology and they churn out quality products.

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