Leaving your Christmas shopping a little late this year? Well if you’re like many, you probably have that certain hockey fan that you are looking to get a cool hockey gift for. Here’s some cool hockey gifts ideas that we’ve mentioned in the past and yes some of these made our list for 2018.
Top 10 Gifts for the Hockey Fan in Your Life 2018 Edition
- Tickets to their favorite local team – this doesn’t have to be an NHL team either. If you are fortunate enough to live in a a town or city that has a junior hockey team tickets to these games are a great stocking stuffer. For example, I happen to live in West Kelowna, BC so have have a lot of great junior teams around including the WHL Kelowna Rockets, the BCHL West Kelowna Warriors and Kelowna Chiefs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.
- Hockey Books – every year there are a number of great hockey bookd released just in time for the holidays. This year is no exception. Here’s a couple that we recommend:
- Bobby: My Story in Pictures – The incredible story of the life and phenomenal career of hockey’s most legendary superstar, told through never-before-seen photographs. Bobby Orr rarely speaks of his accomplishments as a hockey player. He doesn’t have to—his play did all his talking for him during his storied career. His was a style of seemingly effortless grace, a style that helped reinvent the sport of hockey. Available online at Chapters: $20.00
- Born Into It: A Fan’s Life – In Fever Pitch meets Anchor Boy, Montreal Canadiens superfan Jay Baruchel tells us why he loves the Habs no matter what. Available online at Chapters: $15.00
- GongShow Saucer King Backyard Hockey Game Training Set – The Original and Official Saucer King Hockey Game Set – the best kit to bring tailgating, to the beach, in your backyard, or even on the ice! This is the perfect gift for the hockey lover in your life providing hours of fun – be the hit of the party anywhere you go with this portable game! Made by trusted Canadian company GONGSHOW you can trust our quality – the nets are made in Canada, the land of hockey! With this game you get 2 mini hockey nets that have comfortable carrying shoulder straps on each for east transport, and they both use heavy gauge mesh that can take real pucks being sauced at it! They also come with a patented retractable, spring loaded, flip-down ramp for quick load and close – each net can hold up to 40 real hockey pucks when closed! Take these nets anywhere you go! Available at Amazon.ca: $178.00
- NHL-Opoly Jr. Board Game – For younger hockey fans, enjoy the classic board game with an NHL twist! Goals, Trades and the Cup Final are the ultimate goal of this board game, with all 31 NHL teams featuring 64 reusable stickers. Available at Toysrus.ca: $29.99
- NHL Stoppers: Wall Calendar – the goalie fan in your life will appreciate this one. A 16 month 2019 calendar featuring thirteen of today’s top NHL goalies. Available at Calendars.com: $14.99
- NHL Team Throw Blanket – this one is great for hockey moms and hockey fans anywhere. Looking for that classic hockey team throw to compliment a bedroom or game room? Why not get an NHL team 50” x 60” Throw Blanket is perfect for the ultimate hockey fan in your life. We’d like an Edmonton Oilers one please. Available at NHL.com: $20.99.
- Hockey Wreath – how about decorating the entrance of your home with a wreath of your favorite hockey team. Lots of options to choose fun. A pretty unique gift for the hockey fan in your life. Available at etsy.com: Price: Varies
- Autographed Memorabilia – this is a pretty cool gift. Finding an autographed photo, jersey, stick, goalie mask, hockey card or other piece of memorabilia will be appreciated be even the most seasoned hockey fan. Every hockey fan has a favorite player past or present, so why not surprise them with an authentic autographed piece of merchandise. Personally I’d like a Connor McDavid signed photo or anything signed by Walter and Wayne Gretzky.
- Hockey Player Fork Sculpture – ok for the hockey fan that has everything. How about this unique little item? This little guy is awesome on and off the ice. He skates and plays with butter knives, and is you can depend on him score the big goal as an awesome present to a loved one. Made of 100% Stainless steel and dishwasher safe. Hockey Player Fork. Available at: Forked Up Art: $32.99.
- Hockey Themed Slipper Socks – Show off your passion for crew with these colorful and comfortable crew slipper socks! Perfect for relaxing at home after a long rowing practice or race, these socks are a favorite among rowers, coaches, and fans everywhere. Whether you’re rocking them on the team bus ride or lounging around at home, let the world know how much you love rowing with these awesome crew slipper socks! Slippers are lined with 100 percent poly Sherpa fleece for maximum warmthAvailable at Amazon.ca: $73.06
There are tons of different gifts that you get get for your favorite hockey fan. Happy holidays from the Hockey Fanatic Team!