The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced that SPORTSTAPE has been named the official hockey tape supply partner to the NAHL. SPORTSTAPE will also serve as the preferred hockey tape supplier of the Tier III junior North American 3 Hockey League (3HL) and the Tier I midget major and minor North American Prospects Hockey League (PHL). As part of the three-year agreement, SPORTSTAPE will have the ability to promote and sell its hockey tape and skate laces to all NAHL, 3HL and PHL member teams.
“SPORTSTAPE is proud to be an official partner of the North American Hockey League. Everyone here at SPORTSTAPE is excited about this new partnership and ready to service the NAHL membership,” said Bill Cowtan, Managing Director of SPORTSTAPE brand. “We look forward to bringing our more than 30 years of experience producing high quality hockey tape, and skate laces for professional hockey teams to this premier hockey league.”
“We are excited that we are able to include SPORTSTAPE in our growing list of league partners and believe that they provide necessary and useful products to assist the players and their performance on the ice,” said Alex Kyrias, NAHL Director of Communications and Marketing. “They have a proven track record of providing quality hockey tape and laces to well-established hockey leagues and their respective players for over 30 years, so it was a natural fit for our three leagues.”
SPORTSTAPE is the athletic products division of Canadian Technical Tape Ltd., and has been selling a range of tape & related products to hockey markets in Canada, the USA and Europe for over 30 years. Focusing mostly on professional leagues, SPORTSTAPE is a prime hockey tape supplier to many NHL & AHL teams, as well as being the exclusive supplier to the ECHL, SPHL, CHL, NAHL and Hockey East in the NCAA. In the European market, SPORTSTAPE has been supplying both professional & National teams since 1985.
Privately owned Canadian Technical Tape Ltd. is a producer of self-adhesive tapes, with manufacturing sites in Montreal, Quebec; Cornwall, Ontario; and Johnson City, Tennessee. Established in 1950, and with over 400 employees, the company supplies its pressure sensitive adhesive tapes to markets in over 40 countries around the world.