The 29th Annual Let’s Play Hockey Expo, the world’s largest consumer hockey show, returned to Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 9-10, 2018. The largest consumer hockey show in the world sees more than 40,000 hockey enthusiasts every year. The Expo is free, open to the public and offers a sneak peek at the hottest hockey equipment and merchandise, hockey schools and camps, training devices and much more!

HockeyShot was once again at the forefront of the event. Our 20’ x 40’ booth provided Revolution Tiles for the visitors to experience and be able to skate all weekend! In addition, we were able to meet new hockey families, educate our customers on our new and exciting HockeyShot products, and bond with teams from all around the State of Hockey (seriously, have you been to Minnesota? It’s like a miniature Canada).

HockeyShot partnered with the Let’s Play Hockey Expo as well as Game On! Minnesota to create our one of a kind Worldwide Hockey Hair Contest. We had countless entries from all over the world to compete in our Flow-Toe contest, and we were impressed to say the least! Check out the HockeyShot Contest Page for progress on voting and to see who is crowned Ultimate Hockey Hair Champion! The winner will be rewarded with some awesome HockeyShot prizes ($500/ $300/ $100/ $50 Gift Cards), plus the ultimate title of Worldwide Hockey Hair Champion - talk about bragging rights.

In partnership with the Minnesota Wild & the Minnesota State High School League Boys Hockey Tournament; the Let’s Play Hockey Expo is the most talked about and most sizeable hockey trade show in the world, which always brings in some of the best talent the hockey community has to offer. The expo was attended by hockey players, families and celebrities! ‘Rizzo’ and ‘Suter’ from the movie Miracle, the legendary Hanson Brothers, Social Media superstars Olly & Jacob from on the bench, 2018 USA Olympic gold medalist Amanda Kessel, several members of the Miracle on Ice team, and former Gophers, North Stars, Fighting Saints and Stanley Cup winners.

In addition, several exhibitors, including HockeyShot displayed products not yet released to the public, as well a hockey memorabilia and sports’ card show took place. Almost everyone in attendance was wearing their favorite team’s jerseys, from the Minnesota Wild to the Toronto Maple Leafs, this event was truly a time for hockey fans to come together and celebrate what we all love most about the game.

The Let’s Play Hockey Expo is a one of a kind event in which we can meet hockey lovers from all over the world. HockeyShot loves to engage with all the hockey families, both new and seasoned, help provide training and inspire the love of the game. HockeyShot’s innovative products that were tried and tested at this year’s expo are the perfect way to showcase the advancements of hockey products and how you can truly enjoy the hockey season all year long.

Check out the link below to see everything that you can experience at the annual Let’s Play Hockey Expo. In 2019, look for us directly below the entrance escalator, it is set to be our best booth ever! See you there.

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This article was written by: Karina Penner

This article was written by: Karina Penner