Beginner’s Guide to Buying Hockey Equipment for Your Kids

Use this checklist and helpful tips when you head out

Your kid has signed up for hockey and now it’s time to buy the right equipment. But where do you even begin? Hockey Mom, Maija Craig, has been around the rink a few times and she knows how to make purchasing hockey equipment easier.

Our cameras followed Maija to Source for Sports to learn what equipment you need, where to get it, how much it’s going to cost, and the No. 1 mistake parents make when buying skates. Plus, a smart tip to make sure your kid is wearing their gear correctly.

After you've watched, download this handy checklist so you know exactly what hockey equipment you'll need to buy.