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  • We've Acquired Hockey Giant!

    We are very excited to announce the acquisition of HockeyGiant's retail stores and HockeyGiant.com. Here's our official press release! More news coming soon!

    Pure Hockey, LLC announced today that it has acquired all of the assets and ongoing business of SportsGiant, LLC. Sports Giant includes ice hockey retailer Hockey Giant and online property HockeyGiant.com (among other online properties). HockeyGiant.com was one of the original online sellers of hockey gear and related product and remains among the largest online retailers.

    Pure Hockey began discussions to acquire SportsGiant, LLC this past Summer and with the acquisition, Pure Hockey strengthens its position as the largest ice hockey retailer in the U.S.A, operating 31 retail locations and multiple websites.

    "This is a transformational acquisition for Pure Hockey; one which allows us to provide more value to our customers and increases our presence in some excellent hockey markets”, said David Nectow, President of Pure Hockey parent company TSG Enterprises, LLC. “It also allows us to better compete in an evolving competitive environment. We are beyond excited to introduce ourselves to all of the valued HockeyGiant customers in the U.S.A.”

    In conjunction with the acquisition of Hockey Giant, Pure Hockey has also announced the relocation of its Corporate Headquarters to a 345,000 square foot building in Holliston, MA. According to Nectow, the move to the state-of-the-art office and distribution facility will accommodate the Company’s plans for current and future growth.

    About Pure Hockey
    Headquartered in Holliston, MA, Pure Hockey is in its 21st year of business, with 22 store locations in seven U.S. states (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania) and its online properties at www.purehockey.com and www.puregoalie.com. Pure Hockey also owns and operates ComLax, a 22 store retail chain which sells lacrosse equipment and the online property www.comlax.com.

    About Hockey Giant
    Based in Carlsbad, CA, Hockey Giant was founded in 1999 and is a specialty multi-channel retailer of equipment for Ice Hockey and Lacrosse. Hockey Giant is the main operating division of SportsGiant with nine hockey stores in seven U.S. states (California, Wisconsin, Texas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York and New Jersey). Its primary online business is www.hockeygiant.com

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  • Pure Hockey Commercials Part IV

    Our last post provided some insight into how we, um, "casted" the commercials and included interviews with the "actors," who actually turned out to be GREAT actors even though they weren't actually actors. Read More

  • Norwalk, Connecticut Store Profile

    Here's another post in our series of Pure Hockey store profiles. The Pure Hockey store in Norwalk, CT is one of our newest, having opened up in July 2010 and at roughly 12,000 square feet of space, it's roughly in the middle-to-average when it comes to the sizes of our stores. Situated just off of Route 95, the Norwalk store is about an hour north of New York City and an hour south of Hartford. Needless to say, there is quite a bit of hockey being played in that area! Read More

  • Fairfield, New Jersey Store Profile

    We'll get back to writing about those TV commercials soon. But one thing we'll do a little more of here in 2012 is introduce you to the people behind our business. There's no better place to start than our stores and our store managers. I started here in March of 2010 here in Marketing and before that, I've largely held internet/marketing jobs. Read More

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