“Behind The Moves” book review: A unique look at NHL general managers

Can you name the only general manager in NHL history to win a Stanley Cup with more than one team?

Probably not, and that’s just one example of how GM’s labor in relative obscurity in the National Hockey League.

Players’ and head coaches’ accomplishments are well-known and celebrated, but how much do we really know about the way GM’s work, and what the members of this elite group really say about each other? A fantastic new book, Behind The Moves, gives you a look into the world of the NHL General Manager…
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Sales & Free Shipping get you & your equipment ready for Hockey Season

Are you ready for the 2012-2013 hockey season yet?

Probably not, but there’s no reason you can’t get to work, either getting yourself into shape, or picking up some new equipment to replace the worn-out items which have served you well, but whose time has passed.

This weekend, we’ve got two great offers to help you get both yourself and your gear in top condition…

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Black Friday in July sale is huge for hockey players & goalies

For most of us hockey players, the best way to take our equipment to the next level is to jump on the big summer sales, as major vendors try to clear out older inventory and make way for the new stuff. This weekend brings us two such opportunities, and for you goalies out there, this is your lucky day!

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CCM & TaylorMade’s new RBZ hockey stick available for pre-order

We all know the great iconic hockey brands found in every locker room: CCM, Bauer, Easton, Reebok, etc.

But TaylorMade? What does a golf club company have to do with hockey?

Quite a lot, actually, thanks to a new partnership which is really picking up steam, as you can now pre-order the new CCM RBZ hockey stick (shipments begin in mid-August), featuring technology brought over from the world of golf to “strap a rocket to the puck” as the marketing slogan goes… [Read more…]

How to save 20% on hockey skates, sticks, helmets & gloves this summer

If you have been thinking about making a change in your hockey equipment this summer, or need to load up with a few sticks for the upcoming campaign, now is the time to act. A new coupon code, only valid until July 19 2012, can help you save 20% on select hockey skates, sticks, helmets & gloves… [Read more…]

Are top NHL Free Agents heading to the bottom of the fantasy hockey lists?

ST PAUL, MN - JULY 9: Chuck Fletcher, general ...

Minnesota Wild fans are understandably giddy over the signing of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, but in fantasy hockey terms, have these two stars marched right into quicksand?

The New Jersey Devils and Nashville Predators, the two teams Parise & Suter are coming from, were both above-average offensive teams last season, while the Wild were dead last in Goals For by a long way. Even if they help Minnesota become more competitive, have these players taken a serious hit from a fantasy hockey perspective? [Read more…]

Shop like an NHL GM with July’s coupon codes

July is typically a slow time for hockey players and fans, but that also makes it an ideal time to try out new things ahead of the coming season, and thanks to the following sales, you can save a few bucks while adding to your hockey collection… [Read more…]