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DICK’S Sporting Goods Selects Sparx Hockey For Skate Sharpening Needs

ACTON, Mass.January 25, 2019 – Sparx Hockey, inventors of the innovative Sparx Skate Sharpener, today announced that it has been selected by DICK’S Sporting Goods to provide ice skate sharpening services at select DICK’S Sporting Goods locations throughout the U.S.

The Sparx Sharpener is an affordable, automated product that allows anyone to easily sharpen hockey and figure skates with pro-level accuracy. Thousands of customers in the U.S. and Canada are now sharpening their skates with Sparx, including individuals, families, teams, rink operators and retailers. Currently, more than 20 National Hockey League teams are using Sparx, as well as every team in the National Women’s Hockey League.

“DICK’S Sporting Goods is the latest retailer to realize the significant benefits of providing Sparx Sharpening services to its customers,” said Russell Layton, CEO and Founder, Sparx Hockey. “Not only does the Sparx Sharpener provide a consistent and precise sharpening every single time, its ease of use allows virtually any store employee to deliver professional results with the push of a button. Whether it’s a large omni-channel retailer like DICK’S Sporting Goods or a high end hockey-only specialty store, more and more retailers are choosing Sparx Hockey for their sharpening needs.”

DICK’S Sporting Goods currently has more than 720 locations nationwide in 47 states and is the leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer in the U.S., offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.

For a full list of DICK’S Sporting Goods locations offering Sparx Skate Sharpening services visit For more information on Sparx Hockey and the Sparx Sharpener visit

About Sparx Hockey

Sparx Hockey is a privately held corporation located in Acton, Massachusetts. Sparx is a developer and manufacturer of skate sharpening equipment and related accessories for ice hockey, figure skating and sled hockey. Sparx products are currently being used by thousands of players and skaters from the youth to professional levels. The company is focused on building a leadership position in skate sharpening by providing customers with the most advanced, accurate and easy-to-use skate sharpening equipment on the planet. For more information, please visit


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