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Here at Honest Hockey, not only do we want to provide you with honest reviews on the latest and greatest hockey equipment, but we want to keep everyone up to speed on the best gifts for hockey players and athletes of all ages.

Bookmark this page if you want to have a curated list of amazing hockey related gifts (and gift idea options) for the holiday season.

We like to do gift idea research and have explored the internet for the best gifts and ideas to share for that hockey fan in your life. You can also think of it as a “Hockey Holiday Season Gift Guide” in a sense.

Are you ready? Let’s get started with these gift idea options!

 

1) NEW HOCKEY GEAR

 

Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Senior Skates

CCM JETSPEED FT2

For the most elite hockey player who needs the latest tech and most advanced performance and safety features, the CCM JETSPEED FT2 are the best OVERALL hockey skates available today. These skates are worn by many top NHL players.


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Best Budget-Friendly Skates

BAUER SUPREME S37

After much review, these hockey skates are our pick for the best BUDGET FRIENDLY hockey skates. They take a lot of what is great about the skates above and won't break the bank.

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Senior Stick

CCM JETSPEED FT3 PRO

When it comes to elite level hockey sticks, the CCM JetSpeed FT3 Pro is the best OVERALL that performs at the highest level and currently has some of the most advanced technology available. Many pro NHL’s make this stick their choice.

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Best Budget Friendly Stick

CCM JETSPEED FT460

We love this twig! An amazing high end hockey stick with many of the bells and whistles at a more BUDGET FRIENDLY price. A perfect mix of performance and value.

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Helmet

BAUER RE-AKT 200

Currently the best on the market. An amazing helmet that provides a multitude of comfort and advanced safety features. Safety on the ice is a number one priority, so you want the best.

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Best Budget Friendly Helmet

BAUER RE-AKT 95

Need a more budget friendly price? This is a great helmet, with great features at a lower, more reasonable price point. It does the job and does it safely. What more could you ask for?

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Goalie Mask

BAUER NME VTX

If you're an elite goalie and you're looking for a mask that has the latest and greatest advancements in safety, comfort and durabilty. We found the best OVERALL goalie mask is the Bauer NME VTX.

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Best Budget Friendly Goalie Mask

CCM AXIS 1.5 GOALIE MASK

The goalie mask that has great safety features at a more BUDGET-FRIENDLY price is the Ccm AXIS 1.5 Goalie Mask. Great choice at a more reasonable price point.

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Best Overall Goalie Stick

BAUER VAPOR 2X PRO

The Bauer Vapor 2X Pro Goalie stick is the best OVERALL on our list (in our humble opinion). It combines lightweight, comfort and amazing features. A great stick for any competitive netminder.

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Best Budget Friendly Goalie Stick

WARRIOR SWAGGER PRO 2

We found that the Warrior Swagger Pro 2 is the best goalie stick that has many of features of an elite stick but at much more reasonable price.

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Best Overall Goalie Pads

CCM EXTREME FLEX IV PRO

Out of all the goalie pads on our list, we found that the CCM Extreme Flex IV Pro pads were the best OVERALL. These pads are for the elite goalie. They come with the most advanced features available and are fully customizable.

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Best Budget Friendly Goalie Pads

BAUER GSX

The Bauer GSX pads offer a nice rounded set of safety and performance features at a price point that won't break the bank..

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2) SPARX SKATE SHARPENER

Sparx Skate Sharpener

The Sparx Home Skate Sharpener is one of the hottest hockey products around. This sharpener is a revolutionary machine with patented technology that’s easy to use with only 3 steps, making sharpening your skates at home a breeze.. It’s portable and can be brought with you anywhere. Spend less time sharpening and more time skating.

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3) HOCKEY TRAINING AIDS 

Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Training Kit - Non-Skatable

HOCKEYSHOT PREMIUM HOME TRAINING CENTER 2.0 ALL STAR

This home hockey training kit comes with multiple skill sets to develop at a decent price point. Keep in mind, these tiles are non-skatable, but are slick and great for practicing passing, shooting and deking. An amazing all around hockey training center.

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Best Skatable Training Kit

HOCKEYSHOT HOME SKATING ZONE 2.0 - 90

Like the above hockey training center, this one also comes with multiple skills to practice. The big difference is you can lace up and skate on the tiles. Improve your skating and practice skills at the same time! These zones come in 4 different size ice surfaces, so the choice is yours.

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Best Hockey Tiles (Skatable)

HOCKEYSHOT SYNTHETIC ICE REVOLUTION TILES

These skatable tiles are a marvel in modern technology and production. They mimic and ice surface extremely well and you are able to skate on them! Just like the Dryland tiles , these are totally customizable to your indoor or outdoor space.

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Best Hockey Tiles (Non-Skatable)

HOCKEYSHOT DRYLAND HOCKEY TILES

These tiles are slick and are an amazing surface to train and practice shooting and stick handling. You can fully customize the space and amount of tiles. *These tiles are not meant to skate on*

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Hockey Shooting Pad

HOCKEYSHOT SHOOTING PAD

Of all the shooting pads we chose HockeyShot's as BEST OVERALL. These pads are slick and are great to practice on. They also come in multiple sizes.

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Overall Shooter Tutor

HOCKEYSHOT EXTREME SHOOTER TUTOR

This is a great shooter tutor at a great price. It provides every possible scoring area around the goalie, lots to shoot at. Good durability too.

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Best Hockey Training Targets

WINNWELL METAL BELL TARGETS

We love these metal bell targets. You can hang them in any target area in the net that you want and they make a real satisfying sound when you hit the mark!

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Best gifts for hockey players

Best Hockey Passing Kit

HockeyShot Passing Kit Pro

This roll up and portable passing kit is one of our favourites. Come with shooting pad and passer. The surface is slick and durable. Perfect your passing and receiving skills on this great training product.

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Best gifts for hockey players

 

Best Goalie Reaction Ball

CHAMPRO GOALIE REACTION BALL

This reaction ball with help goalies improve their quickness and hand/eye coordination. Quality built with high rated reviews.

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Best Goalie Slide Board

HOCKEYSHOT GOALIE SLIDE BOARD PRO

This slide board is specifically for hockey goalies. It will help develop the muscles and quickness needed to succeed in the net. With HockeyShot you get great quality and support.

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4) NHL 21 VIDEO GAMENHL 21 review

 

“With its new commentary team and updated presentation package, NHL 21 represents the franchise’s biggest shakeup in years–and they’re all amazing changes. Combined with excellent controls, fluid gameplay, numerous fun and engaging different play modes, a fine attention to detail and appreciation for hockey culture, National Hockey League 21 is a step forward that is excellent. ” – GAMESPOT

This is the ideal gift for guys who have played computer or console games before to create their own personalized hockey team experience in a virtual hockey leagues season and act as coaches to their teams

5 stars

 

 

EA SPORTS NHL 21 Video Game

NHL 21 for PS4 or XBOX. Your favourite NHL stars look and feel authentic with Signature Shots and over 45 shot types that make every attack a threat. Best NHL game that has come along in a while!

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5) TOP 10 AMAZON HOCKEY GIFTS

best hockey gifts

1) Official National Hockey League Mini Sticks Set

Mini Sticks Set

  • HOCKEY ACCESSORY KIT: With the mini goal, (2) knee hockey sticks, and foam hockey ball all included, you’ll have everything you need to start the game in one set!
  • NHL OFFICIAL: Choose from any of the 24 official NHL team sets with authentic logos and colors to show your team pride or help your kids play and feel like their favorite pros!
  • GREAT GIFT FOR BEGINNERS: This mini hockey set is worth a lot to teach toddlers the fundamentals of hockey. It’s soft and safe enough for younger kids, so they can learn the basics of this challenging sport
  • ADDICTIVE FUN: Knee hockey is a great way for the whole family to get in on the game, it’s easy to learn and fun to play for all ages!
  • INDOOR HOCKEY: Bring the hockey fun indoors with no danger or damage with (2) mini sticks and a mini foam hockey ball for a fun, safe hockey game at home

 

Official NHL Mini Sticks Set

FRANKLIN MINI STICKS SET

Choose your team! One of the most highly rated and popular Mini Stick sets on the market!

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2) STIGA Table Top Hockey Game

Stiga Table Top Hockey

  • High-quality table hockey game with official NHL team colors and logos
  • Expertly crafted 3D players outfitted in Ranger and Bruin team uniforms
  • Easy-to-move control rods; behind-the-net plexi-shield protectors
  • Puck ejectors in each goal; goalies move from side to side
  • 1.65-inch legs; measures 37 x 3 x 19.75 inches (W x H x D)

 

Best Table Top Hockey Game

STIGA TABLE TOP HOCKEY GAME

Hockey game where you control the players and shoot the puck by using rods. Fast and easy assembly. Classic and fun had by all. For 2 players.

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3) Triumph Lumen X Air Hockey Table

 

Lumen Air Hockey Table

 

  • Light up the night with the illuminating technology of the Lumen-X Lazer Air Hockey Table
  • Interactive table features in-rail LED lighting with cascading effects and in-game music. Age Range- 8 – 11 Years
  • Elevate gaming experience with accessories – two ultra-bright strikers and light-up puck
  • Enjoy fast and furious game play as dual motor blowers provide continuous air flow
  • Easily keep track of the action without losing focus while playing with electronic scoring.Surface Material: PVC
Triumph Lumen X Air Hockey Table

The Triumph Lumen-X Lazer Air Hockey Table’s exciting new technology illuminates the dark and adds another dimension of excitement to gameplay. Features include: LED lighting with cascading effects and in-game music perfect for competitions between family and friends.

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4) 3D Hockey Light Hockey Gift

3D Hockey Light

  • 3D Visual Effect: Unique led table lamp with amazing 3D visual is an innovative artistic atmosphere light. Please Note that the lamp itself is an FLAT Arcylic, not a 3D hologram.
  • Colorful Lamp Smart Touch Control: Touch switch change 7 single color(white, green, red, blue, yellow, purple and cyan) and 7 colors gradient as you like.
  • USB Connected: Powered supply via USB cable(59inch), can be connected with Plug, power bank, Laptop computer and so on(Plug not included). Gives you a whole night worth soft lighting.
  • Energy-saving & Safe: Output: 5V, 0.5A; Power spend: 0.012kW.H/24 hours; LED Life Span: 10000hours, USB plug in. Spend less energy even turn on in a whole night.

 

3D Hockey Light

The Hockey 3D LED lamp creates an optical illusion that tricks the eyes.

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5) Fan Fever Goal Light

 

Fan Fever Goal Light

  • Goal Sounds from all 31 Teams – Authentic Goal Horn sounds from all 31 pro hockey teams
  • Puck Remote – Sound the horn when your favorite team scores by pressing the button the puck remote
  • Crank Up the Sound – Connect The Goal Light to any external speakers using the 3.5mm audio jack
  • Mount it to Ceiling or Wall – Includes a wall/ceiling mounting bracket and hardware
  • Makes a Great Gift Any Hockey Fan!
Fan Fever Goal Light

The Goal Light is a must have for any hockey fan. When your favorite team scores, press the included puck remote to light the lamp and sound the goal horn of your favorite team, select the genuine goal sounds from any of the 31 pro hockey teams.

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6) NHL Replica Stanley Cup

Replica Stanley Cup

  • The Only Large Scale 25 Inch Champion’s Replica Stanley Cup Officially Licensed By The NHL
  • Includes White Gloves, NHL Table Cloth, “Keeper Of The Cup” Certificate and Black Velvet Storage Bag for the Hockey Gift
  • Weighs 18 Pounds. Constructed of Polyethylene with a Liquid Metallic Electroplated Finish
  • Ultimate Collectible For NHL Hockey Fans (Ice Hockey Fans)
NHL Replica Stanley Cup

This Replica Stanley Cup measures 24" in height which is just over 2/3 the height of the Genuine Stanley Cup. This Replica Stanley Cup is the largest and most reallistic representation of the original that is officially licensed by the NHL.

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7) Automatic Hockey Passer Hockey Gift

Hockey Automatic Passer

  • AUTOMATIC FEEDER: Just load the feeder, set and shoot! The passer will set you up with perfect one-timer passes for you to practice ripping your slap shots
  • FITS ALL STANDARD SIZED BALLS: This feeder is designed to be compatible with any official 2 5/8″ street hockey balls and can hold up to 9 balls at once!
  • 4 STREET HOCKEY BALLS INCLUDED: This passer comes with 4 regulation sized street hockey balls to load into the feeder
  • BUILT IN READY LIGHT: Flashing LED light lets you know when the pass is on the way so you can get yourself set to go top shelf
  • BATTERY OPERATED: Requires 4 “D” batteries that are NOT included
Automatic Hockey Passer

Ready, set, RIP! The Franklin Sports Automatic One-Timer Hockey Passer sets you up with perfect passes for your slapshots over and over again. Load up to 9 street hockey balls into the feeder at once and then just get yourself set for the pass.

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8) PUCKUPS – Hockey Puck Phone Stand

hockey puck phone stand

  • Universal: Smart Phones with or without cases.
  • Tough: Solid rubber hockey puck virtually indestructible.
  • Sound: Naturally Enhances Sound
  • Dimensions: 3″ round x 1″ tall _ Groove: 3/4″ Wide x 1/2″ Deep – Weight: 5oz.

9) 99 Stories Of The Game – Wayne Gretzky

99 stories Wayne Gretzky

From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of legend. Dubbed “The Great One,” he is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player who ever lived. No doubt a favorite hockey player for many a hockey lover. No one has seen more of the game than he has—but he has never discussed in depth just what it was he saw.

99 Stories Of The Game - Wayne Gretzky

In this sports memoir, Wayne Gretzky weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at professional hockey and the heroes and stories that inspired him.

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10) The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey  – (kids book)

The Day Fart Followed Me Home

The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey is a beautifully illustrated journey of Timmy and his best friend the Little Fart as they attend Timmy’s first hockey tryouts. Chaos and laughter ensue as the Fart attempts to help out his best friend the only way he knows how.

The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey

If you enjoy reading funny books with beautiful illustrations and love having your child read along with you, then make sure you grab The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey. Discover and giggle along with Timmy and his best friend on their exciting day at the hockey arena!

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Good look with your gift hunting! Hopefuly our Best Gifts for Hockey Players guide has helped you find the perfect gift for that special hockey player in your life.

 

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