CCM JetSpeed Hockey Skates Preview & Features

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In 2013, CCM reasserted themselves in the hockey skate world in a major way with the launch of the RBZ skate. The RBZ was a major statement to their competition and a huge step in reestablishing CCM as a premier skate maker. The RBZ was the beginning of what has become a revival for CCM skates. The continued growth in popularity and steady performance advancements of the CCM – and formerly Reebok – Ribcor line, followed by the re-introduction of the legendary CCM Tacks brand have build a huge amount of momentum.

Capitalizing on that ever-growing momentum, this summer CCM will release the long awaited evolution of the RBZ skate line. The JetSpeed skate started with a simple idea, design a skate that performs as if it is the player’s foot sitting on the skate holder to minimize skate-caused performance limitations. Build it for players looking to maximize their speed, make sure it has unmatched fit and comfort and make it more durable than it’s predecessor.

CCM continues to offer multiple families of skates to meet the needs of various player types. JetSpeed slots into the line catering to players whose game is all about maximizing top-end speed. This makes JetSpeed a perfect complement to its ‘sibling’ skate lines; the RibCor built for outstanding agility and the Tacks designed for player’s who thrive on great acceleration and being the quickest top gear. With these three, there’s a CCM skate for every player. 

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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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2015 Stanley Cup Ticket Prices & Landscape

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It took both the Tampa Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks seven games to get past the New York Rangers and Anaheim Ducks, respectively, but both teams were able to pull out decisive Game 7 wins on the road. Now one of the two is guaranteed to win the most prestigious trophy in sports within the next three weeks. As is typically the case for the Stanley Cup Final, ticket prices are high on the secondary market.

Over all seven potential games in the series, the current average price for Stanley Cup Final tickets is $1,344.11, according to TiqIQ. That is the third most expensive Final on the secondary market since 2011. Only 2012’s series between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings and 2011’s series between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks was less expensive.

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CCM Ultra Tacks Hockey Stick Review

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Last year, an old CCM legend relaunched with a point to make… and it made it loud and clear. The Tacks stick was a huge hit on all levels — from the NHL to house leagues. So, not content sitting back with the success, CCM is launching their Ultra Tacks hockey stick for the 2015-16 season.

If you’ve been living under a rock for over a year, you may not know about the original CCM Tacks stick from 2014, so here’s a quick refresher. The Tacks line was built to fill a gap in the CCM line-up. They had no mid kick-point stick and their NHL players were clamoring for one. Generally speaking, when NHL players start asking for something, it’s not long before the retail market is asking for it too — and this case was no exception. CCM introduced the Tacks stick as their mid kick-point model, designed with a stiff blade for players seeking accuracy and the smooth, effortless release of a mid kick-point stick.

Now with the Ultra Tacks stick release, CCM doesn’t seem to be trying to fix what’s not broken, but they certainly seem intent on improving things. With the Ultra Tacks, CCM makes an upgrade to one major feature and introduces another.

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