High-tech skate blades are popular among hockey’s elite.
Throughout history, Canadians have been responsible for some of the world’s best inventions. They include the snowmobile, lightbulb, insulin and the telephone. Now Toronto-based innovators Jeff Azzolin and Anthony Morra are striving to add their Flex-Force skate blade to that list.
If the past year is any indication, achieving that dream could be within reach for Bladetech Hockey in the not-too-distant future. Since the beginning of 2016-17 National Hockey League (NHL) season, more than 30 players – including 15 wearing a Washington Capitals’ jersey – had tested out the duo’s leading-edge innovation in an effort to gain a competitive edge on the ice.
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