Goalie Skate Sharpening - Why Today's Game Requires Precise Edges For Every Goaltender
As a goalie, your skate edges are as important as your gear. In today's game a goalie needs to be fast and agile, and they need their skates to respond to every precise movement. It is essential that every goalie has their skates properly sharpened - and sharpened often - to ensure they can get to every shot in a hurry.
Goalie skate blades go through a lot of abuse during games and practices, whether it's from a booming shot or nicking the goal post, damage to the steel is bound to happen. That's why the Sparx Sharpener is the perfect goalie skate sharpener, because it is an affordable and easy-to-use DIY solution and can be done right from home.
No more running to the Pro Shop after every nicked goalie blade or trying to battle through a lost edge. Now anyone, anywhere with no prior skate sharpening experience can get a pro-level goalie skate sharpener.
Thousands of customers across the U.S. and Canada are sharpening on Sparx including individuals, families, teams, rink operators and retailers.
Useful Sparx Hockey Resources for Goalies
- Loading a Goalie Skate
- The Perfect Skate Sharpening
- Sharpening New Goalie Skate Steel
- Sharpen your Skates at Home
Skate Sharpening: Radius of Hollow
If you're a goalie and need your skates sharpened, it's a good idea to first learn about this concept. Radius is the distance from the center of a circle to its outer edge (a measurement) and Hollow is a cut or depression in something. In our case, it’s the concave groove that is ground into the bottom of the skating surface. Learn more about Radius of Hollow
The Importance of Edges For Goalies
Hear From Vegas Golden Knights Goaltender Garret Sparks