Part 1 of 13 of the NHL’s 2009 Skills Competition. Features the Fastest Skater, Hardest Shot, Shooting Accuracy, Elimination Shootout and Shootout Competition. Click on the following links for parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and finally 13.
Brian Hamilton, equipment assistant, takes you on a special behind the scenes tour of the Vancouver Canucks’ locker room, player’s lounge, and equipment room.
Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks will be wearing personally designed Nike Bauer Hockey gear during this years Winter Classic in Chicago against the Detroit Red Wings. In this video Kane talks about the process and why it is he enjoys the process of designing the equipment.
Time Lapsed footage of the rink construction for the Detroit vs. Chicago ‘Winter Cliassic’ game at Wrigley Field.
NHL Network featured a brief segment on Todd McFarlane and the process that is taken to create the detail in the faces of McFarlane’s NHL figures.
A slo-motion comparison of a puck impacting on the ONE95 Nike Bauer skate versus the Easton Stealth 15.
A behind the scenes look at the process of making the Anaheim Duck’s Stanley Cup Champion Rings.
Thermablades are new hockey skate blades designed to electronically heat the ice and increase the water layer between the blade and ice, thereby reducing friction and improving performance.
New NHL hockey uniforms debuting this week are loaded with technology designed to keep players speedy and light. James Williams, who apparently didn’t want to do a second take of his intro, checks it out.