As you get ready for the start of a new hockey season, it’s important to take a few minutes to make sure your equip
Here’s a brief checklist of things to look at before packing up your hockey bag.
Considering how much sweat it absorbs during the season; the hel
To clean your mouth guard, use a toothbrush and so
PADS AND BREEZERS (HOCKEY PANTS)
Your shoulder pads, shin pads, and elbow pads can all use a good spin through the gentle cycle of your washing machine along with your breezers. Once you’re done, hang them outside to air dry. Whatever you do, don’t throw your pads and breezers in the dryer. All sorts of terrible things can happen.
GLOVES AND SKATES
Your gloves and skates are likely the s
With your skates, take out the laces and pull back the tongues. You can also use a little foot powder to get rid of the s
All the cleaning won’t
All youth players must wear an HECC approved helmet. Every HECC approved helmet includes a sticker that has the expiration date of the helmet. Youth players are NOT allowed on the ice for any activity with a helmet that is expired. If a player is found with a helmet that has expired, the player should be removed from the ice immediately. At this point, there is no penalty associated with wearing an out of date helmet. Coaches/Parents - check your helmets now before the season starts!