Mmmmmmm, the smell of fresh spring air. Such a welcome change for hockey players and hockey families around the globe.
Go ahead, roll those windows down. Air out the family SUV. It's been so long since that New Car Scent air freshener hasn't been overpowered by the familiar stench of sweaty skates and the reek of those well-worn gloves.
Bask in the freshness. Breathe it in.
Because, before you know it, it'll be another 10 months of just trying to live through that distinct hockey smell that can only be described as nasty.
Well, maybe not.
Believe it or not, it might not have to be so bad.
Our friends at ProStock Hockey have done some research. They've spoken with the pros, picked up some tips, and they've put together this handy little guide to help you win the toughest hockey battle of all, the one between your nose and that hockey bag.
Have you figured out some miracle cures of your own? Sauce our friends a helper and leave them in the comments below.
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