Archive for MLX Skates

New Jets Shipment (Update with pictures)

Posted in Equipment Sales with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2012 by prostocknation

Greg from Play It Again Sports Winnipeg just sent us photos of some of the gear his shop just received from the Jets.

I am a fan of the super short cuff Total ONE and X:60 Pro gloves with added padding on the back rolls.

Some highly sought after pro-grade Warrior Projekt and Jofa/RBK protective.

Skates for everyone: Vapors, Classic ONEs, MLX and EQ5’s.  You won’t be able to find those Classics at the retail level!

A spreadsheet of what they received is listed in our previous post: https://prostocknation.wordpress.com/2012/02/17/play-it-again-sports-winnipeg-new-jets-shipment/  Please contact them directly to inquire about what is still available.

Contact:

playitagainwinnipeg@gmail.com // 204-256-1115.

Address:

730 St. Anne’s Road, Suite U
Winnipeg, MB R2N 0A2

www.playitagainsportswinnipeg.com

 

– M

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MLX Goalie Skates Now Available

Posted in Goaltending, Uncategorized with tags , , on March 11, 2011 by prostocknation

 

MLX tweeted a few hours ago about the availability of their goalie skate.  It’s being offered at $549 as an “introductory offer.”  MLX’s website describes the boot as:

These boots are the same quality as one would expect from an
MLX skate, with a few modifications complete for a goalie.  R&D
has modified the shape of the boot and removed the tendon
guard to improve maneuverability for goalies.  These skates do
not include a cowling.

The tendon guard has been ripped off and voila, there you have it… a goalie boot?  At $549 for the boot alone, no cowling, steel or even half sizes (you can’t even try this skate on before you give them your money) so we’re still highly skeptical of this product.  In this price range you can easily buy one of the main stream manufacturer’s top of the line offerings (and yes, it comes with cowlings and your local pro shop probably has it in stock for you to try on.)

MLX also markets these skates as “customs.”  My idea of custom skates were a boot made to the specifications of your foot, not a generic skate out of the box that conforms to your foot.  Hope you all have ovens as well since you’ll be needing them to bake these “custom” skates at home…

 

– M