2015 Stanley Cup Finals Gear Breakdown

Well, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. We’re going to forget for a few minutes that hockey season will be over in a matter of weeks (sniff sniff) and just focus on the fact that we have the Stanley Cup Finals starting tonight! With the Bolts-Hawks matchup this year, are we now seeing the full transition to a league focused solely on speed and dynamic playmaking? Or is there still room for the big, bruising style of play that has gotten some teams across the finish line in the last few seasons? We’ll find out in the next couple of years, but this series should be akin to a day at the races. Do some neck exercises, because during this series, your head is going to be going back and forth……back and forth.

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Which NHL Team Has The Most Loyal Fans?

Which Team Has The Most Loyal NHL Fans?

NHL fans are known for their dedication, but which team has the most loyal fans?

What NHL Team Has The Most Loyal Fans?

Every fan believes that their team has the most loyal fans, and that they are more dedicated. This is especially true when it comes to intense rivalries. We decided to address this age-old question, so we rolled up our sleeves and did a bunch of research on the topic. What we discovered is interesting, so check out the infographic below:

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Team Sweden Olympic Hockey Gear Breakdown

So round robin play is over and your leader going into the knockout round is Team Sweden. Seeded number one, Let’s take a look at what the Team Sweden olympic hockey team is wearing.

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We broke it down by each piece of gear…

Skates…

1. Bauer 71.4%
2. Reebok 19.0%
3. CCM 9.5%

Sticks…

1. Easton 28.6%
2. Warrior 23.8%
3. Reebok 19.0%
4. Bauer 19.0%
5. CCM 9.5%

Gloves…

1. Warrior 38.1%
2. Bauer 19.0%
3. Easton 19.0%
4. Reebok 14.3%
5. CCM 9.5%

Helmets…

1. Bauer 42.9%
2. CCM 28.6%
3. Reebok 14.3%
4. Easton 9.5%
5. Warrior 4.8%

We looked by position…

Forwards…

1. Bauer 48.1%
2. Warrior 19.2%
3. CCM 11.5%
4. Easton 11.5%
5. Reebok 9.6%

Defensemen…

1. CCM 25.0%
2. Bauer 21.9%
3. Reebok 21.9%
4. Easton 18.8%
5. Warrior 12.5%

Goalies…

1. Bauer 40.0%
2. Reebok 33.3%
3. Warrior 26.7%

All coming together for a grand total of…

1. Bauer 34.5%
2. Warrior 17.9%
3. CCM 13.1%
4. Easton 11.9%
5. Reebok 11.9%

Any surprises? Click here to download the full size graphic and take a closer look…


Team Russia Olympic Hockey Gear Breakdown

Team Russia Olympic Hockey Gear Breakdown

Russia time!!!

We took a look at the Team Russia Olympic Hockey gear and broke it down by piece of gear and by position, then totaled it up. Check out the results…

We broke it down by each piece of gear…
Skates…
1. Bauer 81.2%
2. Reebok 18.8%

Sticks…
1. Bauer 25.0%
2. Warrior 25.0%
3. Reebok 18.8%
4. Easton 18.8%
5. CCM 6.3%

Gloves…
1. Bauer 56.3%
2. Warrior 18.8%
3. Reebok 18.8%
4. Easton 6.3%

Helmets…
1. Bauer 43.8%
2. Reebok 25.0%
3. Easton 18.8%
4. CCM 12.5%

We looked by position…

Forwards…
1. Bauer 50.0%
2. Reebok 30.0%
3. Warrior 10.0%
4. Easton 7.5%
5. CCM 2.5%

Defensemen…
1. Bauer 54.2%
2. Easton 16.7%
3. Warrior 12.5%
4. CCM 8.3%
5. Reebok 4.2%
6. Base 4.2%

Goalies…
1. CCM 70.0%
2. Bauer 10.0%
3. Reebok 10.0%
4. Warrior 10.0%

All coming together for a grand total of…

1. Bauer 51.6%
2. Reebok 20.3%
3. Easton 10.9%
4. Warrior 10.9%
5. CCM 4.7%

What do you think? Anything surprise you? Click here to download the full-size graphic and take a closer look….