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Which is worse?

Which is worse?
Which of these is the worst locker room hazard? Which have you experienced yourself? More terrifying… what have I left out of this cartoon?       Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time. Email:

Merry Christmas from The Hockey Noob

Merry Christmas from The Hockey Noob
Merry Christmas from The Hockey Noob and have a safe and fun hockey season!      

The Little Goalie

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Happy holidays to all the new (and not-so-new) hockey players that read our blog. Here is a video, entitled The Little Goalie, that Shellie and I made...

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Seven Reasons Why You Should be a Goalie

Seven Reasons Why You Should be a Goalie
I’ve watched pro hockey since I was a kid. Everything about it is cool. It’s a fast-paced balance of finesse and brutality that’s as much about skill as it is about heart. But I’ve always had a particular love of all things goalie. There’s something so unique about the position; the cool specialized equipment, the... Read more »

Buy a mouthguard because you need it

Buy a mouthguard because you need it
Social proof is moving with the herd, mirroring what people around you are doing, going with the flow. Social proof is what makes you cross the street against the light because all of the people around you started moving. It’s probably why I did not bother to get a mouthguard: no one else had one.... Read more »

Review: Sweat X Extreme Odor Eliminator ★★★★☆

Review: Sweat X Extreme Odor Eliminator ★★★★☆
Sweat X Extreme Odor Eliminator is specifically made for sports equipment and clothing. This is a leave-in spray that you can mist smelly items with and let air dry. It comes in a plastic bottle with a spray pump on the top and the spray does not have any irritating fumes when used. The product... Read more »
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Review: Nature's Miracle Stain & Odor Remover ★★★☆☆

Review: Nature's Miracle Stain & Odor Remover ★★★☆☆
I know, I know… this is what people buy for when the dog pees on the carpet or barfs on the sofa. It’s not just for pet messes and can also be used for your hockey equipment. Nature’s Miracle is actually a broad spectrum cleaner for organic messes, including blood and perspiration, which are listed... Read more »

Photo Essay: 5 Things I Learned from Game 1 at Johnny’s Ice House West

Photo Essay: 5 Things I Learned from Game 1 at Johnny’s Ice House West
Last Saturday morning was our first game in the Hockey 101 class at Johnny’s Ice House West. Sal brought the camera along and got a lot of shots. Just as I learned a lot from seeing the still images from the photos I took during the Chicago Blackhawks “Red-White” game, I learned more specific things about... Read more »