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The EDGE: An Interview with Pro Stock Hockey

In the past, we've put our focus on local, Massachusetts companies, however for this week we branched out a bit and interviewed Pro Stock Hockey. Pro Stock Hockey is the spot to go to if you're looking to get some pro gear. We sat down via Skype with Shawn O'Connell, Operations Manager of Pro Stock Hockey. We talked day to day operations, the Olympics, Vegas Golden Knights and equipment from Zdeno Chara and Jaromir Jagr.

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Creating Banners For the Vegas Golden Knights with New England Flag and Banner

We recently took a trip to Watertown, MA and visited the New England Flag and Banner offices. If you've watched any sporting event in the past 125+ years, you'v seen their work. From Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky's retirement banner, to the LA Kings' championship banners, to 80% of NCAA's banners, New England Flag and Banner has had a stronghold in the athletic banner space. 

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20 Questions with Hal Gill

Stanley Cup champion, Hal Gill, was kind enough to stop by and play a little game of '20 Questions'. Take some time, learn a little about Hal.

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An Interview with Hal Gill

Our guy, Hal Gill, former NHLer (not a big deal), came through Sparx HQ and boy, were we lucky. Hal, amazing as always, sat down for a little bit to talk about wide range of topics from winning the Stanley Cup, playing NCAA hockey at Providence and now coaching high school hockey. 

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An Interview with Florida Panthers EQM Teddy Richards

This past annual meeting of equipment managers at the PHATS-SPHEM conference we were lucky enough to sit down with Florida Panthers equipment manager, Teddy Richards. We talked about his path from cleaning towels in the AHL to winning the Stanley Cup and what it's like managing superstars such as Sidney Crosby and Jaromir Jagr and their equipment needs. 

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How Sparx Entered Over Half the NHL Lockerooms

Founder/ CEO Russ Layton shares the story on how Sparx, starting with the Boston Bruins, was able to expand and plant itself into over half the NHL's lockerooms and how the reaction has been since adoption. 

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