Best beginner gear

Learn what you should use as your basic package when you are just starting out.

Standing straight up with the stick in front of the body (tip of the blade’s toe touching the ground), the stick should be between your chin and your nose. When on skates, the stick should be around your chin.

 

The size of a hockey stick has a lot to do with player preference and style of player. Defensemen normally choose to have a longer stick to help with poke checking and getting more power out of their slap shot.

 

Forwards usually want a shorter stick to increase and quicken their ability to handle the puck…

 

Standing straight up with the stick in front of the body (tip of the blade’s toe touching the ground), the stick should be between your chin and your nose. When on skates, the stick should be around your chin.

 

The size of a hockey stick has a lot to do with player preference and style of player. Defensemen normally choose to have a longer stick to help with poke checking and getting more power out of their slap shot.

 

Forwards usually want a shorter stick to increase and quicken their ability to handle the puck…