Newbie's observations on playing ice hockey
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04-02-2010, 01:59 PM
Join Date: Aug 2004
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Thank god you never had to use older equipment. Being born in 83 I grew up using pretty modern equipment by today's standards, but the stuff they had before was outrageous. So just to tell you that the equipment they are selling now in the perfect blend of comfort and modernization.
Nike owns Bauer
and a bunch of old hockey equipment manufacturers, they simply didn't stop making hockey equipment. What they did however was take their name off the Bauer name to appeal to the traditionalists who thought a staple brand such as Bauer shouldn't be associated with Nike. However, they have bit of influence that they've had in past few years. Be it they have toned down their designs for the same aforementioned reasons.
That's incorrect. Nike sold off Bauer almost two years ago. They have no affiliation with Bauer what so ever.
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