Hockey Pucks & Balls
For inline, road, ball, and ice hockey
Hockey pucks are made of vulcanized rubber and are one inch thick and three inches in diameter. Official pucks weigh between five and one-half ounces and six ounces. There are also lightweight pucks available for youngsters that weigh 4-5 ounces and heavier training pucks at about 10 ounces. Two ounce sponge pucks are also available. Pucks are usually frozen before professional games to keep them from bouncing on the ice. Usually the team or league's logo is imprinted on the top of the puck. Viceroy has been involved in hockey for about 40 years and is one of the top puck and ball producers. You can by pucks from anywhere between $1 and $5.
Inline Hockey Pucks
Inline hockey pucks are the same size as ice hockey pucks. There are various types of pucks on the market. Some are made of plastic and some have a vulcanized rubber base, like an ice hockey puck. Some types of pucks have glide pegs or ball bearing type wheels to propel it along. Most of them weigh about three or four ounces. Inline pucks cost approximately $5 each.
Puck bags are a convenient item to store your pucks in to keep them from rolling around in your equipment bag. They are usually made of polyester with a zippered top and shoulder carrying strap. They come in various sizes and can hold up to 65 pucks. They cost approximately $15-$20.
Ball hockey balls and street hockey balls are made from plastic or rubber and are usually bright orange in color, though there are some other colors available (some even glow in the dark). There are many brands on the market and each varies in hardness and bounce. Some are liquid injected to reduce the bounce. Some are manufactured for hot weather and some for the cold. Most balls cost from $3- $5.