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Sparx Hockey Announces Partnership with STX Hockey

Hockey Equipment Manufacturer Partners With Fast-Growing Brand to Provide Skate Sharpening Services During STX Chi-Town Shuffle, The STX 68 and Other STX Hockey Events.

ACTON, Mass. – March 28, 2018 – Sparx Hockey, inventors of the innovative Sparx Skate Sharpener, today announced that it has formed a partnership with STX Hockey to provide skate sharpening services to players competing in the upcoming STX Chi-Town Shuffle, the STX 68, and other events and tournaments presented by STX. As part of the agreement, Sparx Hockey will be on hand at major STX events with its state-of-the-art and precise Sparx Skate Sharpeners to ensure participants receive the best possible sharpening during the events.

“We are pleased to partner with STX Hockey to provide Sparx sharpening services to the participants of these exciting and important STX Hockey events,” said Steve Jones, Vice President Marketing, Sparx Hockey. “The Sparx Skate Sharpener delivers a consistent and professional-level sharpening every time which is extremely important for all players that are competing in these unique STX showcases.”

The Sparx Skate Sharpeners are currently being utilized throughout North America by hundreds of teams and associations, as well as thousands of individual consumers. Currently, 25 NHL teams are sharpening on Sparx and dozens of commercial locations throughout U.S. and Canada are utilizing the Sparx machines for their retail sharpening services.

“At STX, it is important that we align ourselves with partners that we believe can add a true performance advantage for our consumers, and the ease and consistency of sharpening with Sparx ensures that we are providing players competing at STX events with a perfect sharpening every time,” said Matt Di Girolamo, Marketing Manager, STX Hockey. “We look forward to working with Sparx Hockey during the upcoming STX Chi-Town Shuffle, as well as other important STX events in the future.”

The STX Chi-Town Shuffle takes place April 19-22 in Chicago and is home to the premier AAA spring youth ice hockey tournament featuring Elite AAA Division and an AAA/AA Division. Top spring select teams from U.S., Canada and around the world come to compete in this world-class event, which is also an evaluation event for 2004 birth year players hoping to receive an invite to the STX 68. The STX 68 brings together the top sixty-eight (68) 2004 birth year hockey players in the nation for three days of dynamic training, coaching and competition. Every position and every aspect of the game will be highlighted over the course of the three-day program in a variety of drills and competitions. For more information on the Chi-Town Shuffle, The STX 68 and STX Hockey, visit

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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 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

About STX

STX is a global sporting goods leader in the sports of lacrosse, field hockey and ice hockey. With its 1970 introduction of the first synthetic lacrosse head, STX ushered in the “modern era” of what is now the fastest growing team sport. Based in Baltimore, the home of lacrosse, STX has been universally recognized for innovation in product design and development. STX continues to strive for new performance standards in sporting goods equipment at the highest levels of competition. For more information, visit


Steve Jones

Sparx Hockey
855-772-7947 X700

Matt Di Girolamo

STX Hockey


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