How Hockey Equipment is Tested
Hockey can be a vicious and dangerous game, but with the right equipment serious injuries are rare. That equipment must undergo rigorous testing before it is sold to the public to ensure it will properly protect athletes. From stick flexibility, to helmet and face mask impact tests, there is a lot to think about when considering the safety of hockey players. And with pucks flying left and right at speeds that can reach 100 miles per hour, these players need all the help they can get. In this video, WatchMojo.com speaks with product testers at Reebok-CCM to learn more about the importance of testing their equipment, and how it is done.