2017 Alpha QX Glove – Goals

by KP, Warrior Hockey Marketing

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In April 2017, we will launch the all-new Alpha QX line of hockey gloves.  This line will replace our Dynasty AX line and continue our trend to modernize the traditional “4-roll” type of fit and feel.

The Dynasty AX line was a slight step away from the glove that really put Warrior “on the map”, the Franchise 4-roll.  This original glove made for a very boxy and voluminous fit and feel.  With the Alpha line, we take a bigger leap away from those old notions that a glove needs tremendous volume or be sloppy to be comfortable right off the wall.

I sat down with our lead glove designer, J.S. Dorval, to get the story behind the development goals of the new Alpha line.

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Warrior Covert PX Helmet – NHL Usage

by KP, Warrior Hockey Marketing

Warrior helmets are more visible in the NHL than ever before.  At the end of the 2015-16 season, 28 NHL pro players were wearing a Warrior helmet.  At the time of writing this blog post (Feb. 2017), Warrior has 70 players in helmets.

That’s a 150% increase in NHL helmets in one off-season.

You may ask yourself how such a huge jump happened over one summer?  The answer is pretty complicated.

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