Ice Hockey Sticks

World’s Oldest Hockey Sticks

How old are the world’s oldest hockey sticks? A recent article in The Nova Scotian has an interesting write up on a few of the world’s oldest hockey sticks. The oldest sticks are thought to have been made in the mid-1800s. The main story outlines the details of a specific stick that collector Mark Presley […]

Hockey Gloves: How Its Made [video]

Hockey gloves are made up of about 30 different parts. The covering material is called the outer shell. It can be made of genuine leather or synthetic leather. There is even a new synthetic material that is called “carbon” that is tear proof even when slashed by sharp skate blades. High density foam is very […]

Hockey Rinks: How Its Made [video]

Anybody for some delicious layer cake? Each layer is about 2 mm (.08 inches) think and freezes in seconds after application. It takes about 8 minutes to apply one layer across the entire rink. The Hockey Rink Recipe: 2 layers of ice 3 layers of white paint (special paint that is non-toxic, biodegradable and formulated […]

Interesting Hockey Stick Patents

While doing a search for hockey stick info recently, I came across some links to sites that list US patents. I found some pretty interesting patents and thought I would share some of what I found. There are multiple sites that have patent listing and the one I used was www.freepatentsonline.com. You can do a […]

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