With the right organizational solutions in place, you can easily prevent hockey equipment from overtaking your home, and still maintain a clean, spacious garage.
- Utilize wall space for hockey sticks.
- Let jerseys air dry properly with drying racks.
- Install open cabinets to keep uniforms wrinkle-free.
- 1 Where should hockey sticks go?
- 2 Where should I store my hockey gear?
- 3 What is hockey stick lie?
- 4 Is my hockey stick too long?
- 5 How do you hang a hockey net in the garage?
- 6 How do you hang hockey skates?
- 7 How do you hang a hockey stick on the wall?
- 8 Why do my hockey sticks keep breaking?
- 9 Do NHL players pay for their sticks?
Where should hockey sticks go?
The general rule for the proper hockey stick length is that the end of the stick should come to about the nose. If the player’s skates are on, the stick should come up to the chin. Please note that this is a general rule of thumb for hockey stick height and can change with personal preference.
Where should I store my hockey gear?
Make sure that hockey and ski gear has a place to properly dry with this wet gear drying rack. It has heavy-duty clips to hold equipment such as pads, gloves, socks and pants. Keep it in a mudroom or garage so all that gear is in one place and dry when you’re ready to use it.
What is hockey stick lie?
And there are hockey stick lies every player should consider very carefully: The lie of your hockey stick is the angle of the shaft in relation to the blade when the blade’s bottom edge is flat against the playing surface.
Is my hockey stick too long?
If the blade of the stick is flat against the ground, the stick is the proper length. If the toe is up, the stick is too long. If the heel is off the ground, the stick is too short.
How do you hang a hockey net in the garage?
For really big items like hockey nets, use hooks to hang them from the ceiling or wall so that they don’t take up too much space on the floor of the garage. You’ll need that for other stuff. And consider getting organizers for all the little things—baseball gloves, balls, etc.
How do you hang hockey skates?
Keep your skates safely hanging on hooks (see above), and use a universal hook as an innovative way to hang your hockey sticks. If you want to hang a lot of sticks, choose the longer-length, heavy duty universal hook. Plus, add a basket for your pucks, pads and helmet.
How do you hang a hockey stick on the wall?
Mark the appropriate area on the stick with a pencil. Drill a hole through the hockey sticks where they will hang. Drill one hole where the shaft covers the stud and another hole where the blade covers the other stud. Place the sticks against the wall and insert the pencil through the drilled hole to mark the wall.
Why do my hockey sticks keep breaking?
If a hockey stick is going to break, it is most likely going to be the shaft. The reason is simple – repeated impact on the stick. The second most likely place a hockey stick will experience damage or break is the blade itself. This is usually due to the continued beating the blade takes on the ice.
Do NHL players pay for their sticks?
Pro-grade sticks frequently retail for more than $200, but we know the league is getting a deal, right? For the sake of easy math let’s say NHL teams are paying $100 per stick. That’s 5,000 sticks per team per season.