Gear Reviews

Roller Wheel Maintenance: Swapping & Rotating Inline Skate Wheels
Inline hockey and roller skating can be great ways to keep up your training and play in the spring season. But like with all equipment, you are going to have to keep up a bit of maintenance on your skates, particularly in the wheels. Fortunately, there are strategies you can take to prolong the life of your wheels.
Flare Blades Review

There have been attempts in the past to craft new blades that would offer better glide, speed, feel, and ultimately performance. Despite possessing good potential and the right ideas, only a few of them were able to keep up with their hype and the value of traditional steel. Enter Flare Blades—over a decade of research at the University of Calgary led to the creation of revolutionary runners made with the finest Swedish steel that offer both amazing glide and bite.

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.
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. 
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.
CCM AS3 Pro Skate Review
The Super Tacks AS3 Pro skate brings a lot of refinement and an impressive new feature to the table for the 2020 season.
CCM Ribcor 80K Skate Review
The Ribcor 80K skate is a thing of beauty. It has a clean, traditional look that quietly says it doesn’t need flashy graphics to do all the talking. The 80K continues to refine upon a design that gives skaters greater stride mobility by providing more forward flex.
2019 CCM Jetspeed FT2 Hockey Skates Review
So what’s next in skates... Rocket frames that propel you at Jetspeed? Well... uh, yes. I don’t know what skates will like in 10 or 20 years, but it really seems like the future is already here. The new CCM Jetspeed FT2 skate is packed with all sorts of cutting-edge tech and exciting upgrades, so let’s dive in.