Gear Reviews

Bauer Nexus SYNC Stick Review
July 29, 2022 || Written by Katie Lakusta Bauer's Nexus series has always been known for its incredible balance and ability to use creative tech efficiently. Successor to the highly renowned Nexus Geo, the upcoming Nexus SYNC hockey stick aims...
TRUE Catalyst 9 Skate Review
TRUE has spent years studying skates through their previous TF series and custom skates—and now, they are in a position to provide one of the best and most highly anticipated stock skate lines for 2022. The Catalyst 9 offers TRUE’s best custom tech at an elite-level stock price and availability.
TRUE HZRDUS PX Hockey Stick Review
No stick in history has ever been this light—until now. TRUE takes “effortless” to the next level with their lightest stick yet, the HZRDUS PX. HZRDUS looks to build the legacy of both the AX line and Project X series further with incredible durability at an insanely low 345g weight.
Bauer Vapor Hyperlite Glove Review
If you were anything like me, you were likely wondering what Bauer’s Vapor Hyperlite series would look like in a glove—and how its features and focus could possibly top the highly successful 2X Pro glove series. The new Hyperlite gloves come in with everything you loved about the 2X Pro and more, with the integration of Shocklite foam, a new DuraCONNEKT palm, and brand new DCT foam.
Bauer Vapor Hyperlite Protectives Review
If your style is more evasion and less on power, then the Hyperlite gear is the perfect set for you. No longer is the Hyperlite limited to a few pieces of equipment—now, not only can you have elite-level performance with Bauer, but also that extra protection you need to breeze past the competition with confidence in their lightest, fastest, and strongest gear yet.
CCM SuperTacks AS4 Pro Hockey Stick Review
CCM continues to lead the hockey world in terms of powerful, mid kick point hockey sticks. The Super Tacks family has always put a major focus on boosting shot power and optimizing control, and now, with this latest edition to the AS line, CCM has maintained its pursuit in bringing you one of the currently strongest—literally—hockey sticks on the market today.
Bauer Sling Hockey Stick Review
Leave it to Bauer to absolutely revolutionize the hockey experience. They started the slingshot style with the Nexus ADV and now return with a refined version of their prodigious SLINGTECH design.
True Catalyst 9X Stick Review
Aim True. Get unparalleled accuracy with True’s newest stick

The True Catalyst 9X is True’s lightest stick to date. Taking some components from the Project X stick launch while adding some new blade technologies, the Catalyst 9X is 40 grams lighter than the 2019 XC9.

Bauer HyperLite Helmet Review
The Bauer HyperLite helmet will keep you feeling light, fast, and strong from the beginning of the game to the final buzzer. This revolutionary hockey helmet is incredibly lightweight and is highly customizable with both length AND width adjustment options.
Bauer Vapor HyperLite Stick Review
I was fortunate enough to try it out and I couldn’t get over the response and pop I could feel right away. If you’ve been a low-kick point lover this stick checks all the boxes, and if you aren’t, I challenge you to give it a try.
Bauer Vapor Hyperlite Senior Hockey Skates Review
With a unique approach for your skating stride and packed with a ton of new features, there’s about a billion reasons to like what the Hyperlite skate has to offer. The Hyperlite will impress whether you’re a high-level player or simply looking to treat yourself after a long winter of being stuck on the couch waiting to get back on the ice.
Bauer Supreme UltraSonic Protective Review
The new Bauer Supreme UltraSonic collection has been designed and engineered for the elite player who wants full coverage protection to be confident playing in traffic, without compromising the ability to move freely.
CCM JetSpeed FT4 Pro Hockey Skates Review
New for this season in the Jetspeed lineup is the FT4 Pro skate. The newest rendition of CCM's popular skate model has some legacy features matched up with several new additions. 
CCM Jetspeed FT4 Pro Protective Review
The Jetspeed protective series of equipment has been one of the best fitting and lightweight gear on the market, but they’ve taken lightweight another step further with the FT4 Pro line. 
CCM Super Tacks X Hockey Helmet Review
This cutting edge hockey helmet is the first to feature a 3D printed interior. Crafted with NEST Tech lattice, the Super Tacks X increases breathability, offers premium comfort, and elite protection.
True Project X Hockey Stick Review
The Project X stick is a limited edition release from True. It joins an exclusive club of limited edition high-end sticks with new tech that gives it unreal feel and balance. Coming in at only 355 grams for a 60” length stick, the Project X kicks off the 2021 launch season with a bang. 
TRUE AX9 Stick Review
The all new TRUE A series sticks are now available at The Hockey Shop. Check out the new line of True sticks, including the AX9 and AX7 stick. With a lightning quick release, optimal balance and unmatched strength, this True hockey stick will let you light it up from anywhere on the ice.
CCM JetSpeed FT3 Pro Stick Review
The JetSpeed FT3 Pro is the quickest, most durable CCM stick yet. This stick features technologies that will turn any shot in the offensive zone into a Grade-A scoring opportunity.
Bauer Supreme UltraSonic Skates
Wow...there’s a ton of ground to cover with Bauer’s latest skate launch. The Supreme UltraSonicskate features a major design overhaul while also kicking off an entirely new fit system for Bauer skates.
Warrior Corvert QRE10 Pants - First Look
The QRE 10 is the pro level hockey pant model from Warrior’s Covert Protective lineup and based on our first impressions we love what we see. At quick glance you can easily see the QRE 10 is designed for streamlined mobility. The tapered design of the QRE 10 allows for maximum comfort and movement without added bulk. Let’s quickly look at some of the key features. 
Bauer Nexus ADV Hockey Stick First Look Review
Here's what you need to know about this revolutionary new stick. The Nexus ADV just redefined what a hockey stick looks like. Weighing in at only 365 grams, it’s not only the lightest Nexus stick ever created, it's loaded with truly revolutionary technologies that provide a level of performance and feel you've never experienced before.