Equipment Questions for Beginners

Equipment Questions For Beginners

Hi everyone hope your hockey seasons are going well….

Equipment issues?

I get a lot of questions from hockey parents from time to time regarding various equipment issues. So I have decided to summarize and list to the best of my knowledge all the basic equipment needed in hopes to help out with the purchasing process of new or used equipment. As you will find out quickly buying hockey equipment is unfortunately not a one time expense. As your child grows and new “larger” equipment is required you will find prices dramatically increase in size as well. Also, to add to this expense, advances in equipment and other advertised so called “safety features” enable companies to raise prices and monopolize on supply and demand….

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Used Hockey Equipment Needed

SYHI now accepting hockey equipment donations. In particular, skates and protective equipment in youth and junior sizes. All donations can be dropped at Tam-O’s front desk. All gear will be used for Toledo Ice Crew initiative at Ottawa Park Ice Arena, which begins December 7th. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please contact Mike Mankowski at with any questions.