Top Gift Picks: Pro Athlete-Level Hockey Gear

Here's a secret: That hockey player in your life is probably only thinking about one thing this holiday season...more hockey stuff. So it's probably best that you give in and get them what they really want, and preferably the stuff that the actual pros use. Scope out great gift options for the players in your life as chosen by Team STX: 

New York Rangers Left Winger JT Miller's Gear Pick: Surgeon Rx2 Stick 

Give them the most advanced stick on the market this season! The Surgeon Rx2 stick features a revolutionary ergonomic angular shaft shape resulting in more control and quick, responsive play.

New York Rangers Right Winger Michael Grabner's Gear Pick: Stallion 600 Stick

The Stallion 600 Stick has an ultra-high balance point and provides a constant load for maximum power behind every shot, a must for this Rangers superstar.

Boston Bruins Defenseman Adam McQuaid's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Gloves

The Surgeon 500 Gloves are designed for the precision player seeking next generation responsiveness, which Adam needs to play a high tempo, skilled game for his Boston Bruins.

Nashville Predators Young Sniper Reid Boucher's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Elbow Pads

Designed with a sleeker profile to minimize weight and bulk with a 3-piece design and 360 degree strap, these elbow pads are designed to stay put all game long!

Stanley Cup Champion Andrew Desjardins' Gear Pick: Stallion 500 Shoulder Pads 

Targeted zones of protection provide increased coverage for power players like Desjardins.

New York Rangers Center Brandon Pirri's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Elbow Pads 

Florida Panthers Center Vincent Trocheck's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Rx2 Pant

Stretch panels in the thigh support elevated mobility, a must-have feature for players looking to increase their speed on the ice. 

2016 World Cup Medalist Frans Nielsen's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Gloves 

Open stitching in the knuckle break with the Surgeon 500 Gloves maximizes range of motion and finger dexterity, a fit for the shootout king. 

Washington Capitals Forward Zach Sanford's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Gloves 

Women's USA Hockey Superstar Alex Carpenter's Gear Pick: Surgeon 500 Shoulder Pads 

 

Multi-layered chest strap system provides increased retention and eliminates interference with the jersey, a perfect fit for the No. 1 draft pick with next-level intensity.

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