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New England Sports Center Testimonial

New England Sports Center is the largest and busiest hockey rink in New England with eight rinks and two mini rinks, hockey never stops at NESC. With four Sparx Sharpeners, NESC’s employees are able to sharpen hundreds of skates a day while also still servicing the need of their customers in the store. 

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The Hockey Mom: A 4-Part Video Series

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Sparx Hockey honored hockey moms everywhere with a four-part video series. Hear from real hockey moms and their kids about what it means to be a hockey mom, the commitment and dedication it takes, and why it’s all worth it. #HockeyMom

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Thomas Vanek On His Love For The Sparx Sharpener

While visiting Boston for a game against the Bruins, Thomas Vanek of the Columbus Blue Jackets sat down with us to share his story about how he found out about Sparx. He and family love sharpening their skates with the Sparx sharpener. He was amazed at the ease of operating the machine, but more impressed with the quality results he was able to achieve. It was awesome to hear such positive feedback from an NHL player who believes in our product.

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Let's Play Hockey Expo '18 - Hear From Current Sparx Sharpener Owners

All weekend long at the Let's Play Hockey Expo in St. Paul, MN., satisfied Sparx Sharpener users stopped by our booth to check in and meet the team. They could not stop telling us how satisfied they were with their skate sharpeners. Many of them shared their stories with us, including one user who keeps their sharpener out in the dining room! It was great meeting everyone at the expo who owned a sharpener and seeing their excitement while seeing others step up and experience the skate sharpeners for the first time!

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Lettermen Sports and Sparx Hockey; Why You Need a Sparx Sharpener

Lettermen Sports in Minnesota is a family-run pro shop and a staple in the Minnesota hockey scene for more than 30 years. Their stores are located in Blaine and Plymouth, MN and both use our Sparx Machines as their primary sharpeners.

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A Day with Mylec Hockey

We were able to head to our local hockey brothers and sisters at Mylec Hockey. We interviewed the owner, Rick Laperriere and hear his crazy story from being on Mylec packaging as a kid and now owning the company.

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Catching Up 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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Testing Out The Carbon Sports AirBlade

Local hockey company, Carbon Sports Hockey, developed a new twist on the common hockey stick we are all used too. We were fortunate enough to take a day and head to the Larsen Rink in Winthrop, MA and test out the new gear, as well as sit down with Founder of Carbon Sports, Richard Fucillo and learn a little more about the company. 

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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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An Afternoon With Zeal Hockey

A few weeks back, we took a roadie down to Providence, Rhode Island to visit our friends at Zeal Hockey. 

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