What is the Plus/Minus stat in Hockey? (with Examples)

Have you ever looked at hockey player statistics and saw a plus/minus category (typically shown as +/-) but have no idea what it means? I don’t blame you for not knowing as in my opinion it is one of the worst statistics used to judge players. So what is plus/minus in hockey? Plus/minus is a … Read more

Best Hockey Sticks for Defensemen (Updated for 2022)

If you are new to the world of hockey, it might seem like a hockey stick is a hockey stick. However…this could not be farther from the truth. Sticks for defensemen can vary quite a bit. For the traditional stay at home defenseman – a longer stick to help with the pokecheck is ideal. However … Read more

Best Hockey Sticks for Wrist Shots (Scoring made Easy)

Is there anything better than snapping a wrist shot top-shelf? In my opinion there is no better feeling than getting the goalie to shift one way, and then placing a perfectly accurate wrist shot where it needs to go. The problem is some sticks are better than others when it comes to wrister’s. Therefore we … Read more

Best Mid Kick Point Hockey Sticks (Updated 2022)

A hockey stick is a hockey stick, right?? Wrong! Hockey sticks have several subtle differences. From the materials they are made of to the flexibility of the kick point, differences in hockey sticks can affect a player’s success on the ice. One of the more subtle differences is the kick point, which comes in three … Read more

8 Best Goalie Pads RANKED for 2022 (Adult and Youth)

When you think of Goaltenders, what is the first thing you think of? Although some would argue the mask, for me it’s all about the pads. But which ones are considered the best goalie pads? Although every goalie is different and goalie pads vary tremendously in cost and functionality, the Bauer Vapor 2X series is … Read more

Best Low Kick Point Hockey Sticks (Updated 2022)

Every hockey stick has a kick point and the location of it affects the way the stick functions. A kick point is the spot where the stick is stiff, so it is an important part of the energy release of your stick. This page in particular is focused primarily on the low kick options. So … Read more