Sports Connection Blog

All-Star Brand Now Exclusively @ Sports Connection

If you’re  a catcher in Medicine Hat………… WELCOME TO THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE!! Sports Connection is proud to announce we are the exclusive dealer for All-Star brand baseball gear! Here are some key facts of why this brand is so important to us.   Design Leadership In the area of baseball protective products, […]


Kip Simon, Co-Founder and President of 22Fresh, started the company out of sheer necessity. The former WBL player debuted the label in 2007, with one item up to bat – a technical baseball pant. Simon created the pant to meet a specific niche amongst his baseball playing peers, who were looking for a pant with […]

Old School Meets New School………….. The Nexus 1000! The Third Line Addition To The Bauer Skate Dynasty

BRING BACK THE OLD SCHOOL!! For the skaters that don’t like flash, sparkles, or powder puff graphics and have a cavemans foot will be EXTACTIC with the release of the Bauer Nexus 1000.  These skates have a much more traditional look, similar to the Bauer Supreme 8090 Of course, the Nexus 1000 skates will have […]

Protection Of The Future With The Style Of The Past! Bauer RE-AKT Helmet Has It All

Bauer Hockey has unveiled the Bauer RE-AKT helmet. The first hockey helmet specifically designed to help manage rotational impacts, the Bauer RE-AKT helmet features a true, free-floating suspension liner that moves independently from the VERTEX FOAM liner (see below), which helps protect the brain from excessive intra-cranial movement. The new elite helmet also features a […]

Bauer Scores Again With Supreme Total One NXG!!

Two years ago Bauer released the Bauer Supreme Total One line.  This was a HUGE success. Why change a good thing right? That’s why Bauer hasn’t changed anything……. they’ve IMPROVED the near perfect. The new Total One NXG (or Next Generation) has a few upgrades to make this skate the MACK DADDY of the Supreme line. […]

Why Shop With Us? It’s About Trust!

Matt talks a bit about our take on trust and building a relationship with our customer. It’s not about making sales and squeezing money out of our customers. Its about providing exceptional customer service and finding the right product for the right person and not focusing on the $$$. Bottom line……. WE CARE!  

Easton Turns Winter Classic Into Winter ClasSICK!! By Debuting The New MAKO…..

If you didn’t notice while watching the Winter Classic in Philly this year, Easton dominated the rink in the stick dept this year. The main stars of the games were the Easton Stealth RS and the debut of NEW Easton MAKO. The Mako is a new addition to the Eastonfamily that is in it’s testing […]

The Reebok A.I 9……………. What Kind OF New Technology Does Reebok Bring To The One Piece Table?

  Reebok just released their latest and comst technological stick to date, the Ai9 hockey stick. The Reebok Ai9 stick has some interesting new technology incorporated into it as well. The front of the shaft will actually be two times stiffer than the backside. For example, if you are a right-handed shot, the part of […]

Sports Connection SFS Owner Brian Bauman Receives Highest Honor…………………………………….

PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2011     SPORTS DISTRIBUTORS OF CANADA NAMES NORM BODLE MEMORIAL AWARD RECIPIENT   Hamilton,ON   Sports Distributors of Canada, with over 200 members under the Source For Sports®, Source For Adventure®, and sporting goods and outdoor buying group divisions, recently awarded their most prestigious award to one of their members […]

HEADZONE!!! Concussion Prevention……………………. IT’S A NO BRAINER!!!!

We have partnered with Keith Primeau, former captain of the Philadelphia Flyers and co-founder of to bring awareness to the issue of concussions in sports and help educate the hockey community.   As part of our initiative with we are launching THE HEADZONE and Helmet Fitting Week at over 150 Source For Sports® stores […]