*PRESS RELEASE* - August 20, 2021
TORONTO – Toronto-based Bladetech Hockey has signed a partnership agreement with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) and has been designated as the “Official Blades of the PWHPA”. As part of the agreement, Bladetech Hockey will provide their patented “Flex Force Advantage”, high-tech skate blades to all members of the PWHPA. The agreement comes as many of the PWHPA members prepare for the 2021 World Hockey Championship in Calgary, AB, Canada, kicking off today.
“Bladetech Hockey is proud to partner with a top-class organization that is the PWHPA. We want to thank Kendall Coyne-Schofield, Jayna Hefford, and the rest of the PWHPA board for this amazing opportunity to support the highest level of women’s professional hockey,” said Bladetech CEO Anthony Morra. “We have consistently supported the best hockey players of all ages around the world. All PWHPA players will have access to our Flex Force Advantage skate blade technology, which will further enhance their performance and the game itself. This is a crucial partnership for Bladetech Hockey as we continue to support the growth in the women’s game.”
“The PWHPA is proud to partner with Bladetech, as they have changed the way skate blades perform at every level of the game. The women’s game is full of skill and speed, so we’re excited to collaborate with the Bladetech Hockey to amplify this. We’re thrilled to be able to provide the newest technology to our players,” said Jayna Hefford, PWHPA Head of Operations.
About Bladetech Hockey
Based in Toronto, Canada, Bladetech Hockey provides high-tech hockey skate blades that are scientifically proven to provide a speed boost. Their patented Flex Force Advantage reduces impact pressure on joints, allowing players to play faster, longer.
About the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA)
Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association’s (PWHPA) mission is to promote, advance and support a single, viable professional women’s ice hockey league in North America that showcases the greatest product of women’s professional ice hockey in the world. The organization aims to provide a united voice to players advocating for the creation of a sustainable professional league. PWHPA is working to accomplish its mission by coordinating training needs and programming opportunities and collaborating with like-minded organizations to make hockey more inclusive for women and future generations. To learn more about PWHPA and the Secret Dream Gap Tour, visit pwhpa.com and follow Instagram @PWHPA.