| COMBAT SPORTS OFFICIALLY SIGNS NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE (NAHL) |
OTTAWA, ON (Canada) – May 2011 - Combat Sports Inc. is proud to announce a new exclusive partnership with the North American Hockey League (NAHL) commencing in the 2011-2012 inaugural season. Under the terms of the agreement, Combat Sports will become the exclusive supplier of one-piece sticks, shafts, blades, gloves and pants for all NAHL teams. “Combat has demonstrated a strong commitment to the NAHL, 3HL and PHL and we couldn’t be happier to partner with such a reputable organization,” said NAHL commissioner Mark Frankenfeld. “Its experienced management team, outstanding customer service and competitive pricing are sure to bring all three organizations to new levels as we continue to provide our student-athletes with the very best in equipment.”
The NAHL is a 28 team Tier 1 JR A hockey league with teams spread throughout the United States. “We are thrilled with this exclusive partnership with the NAHL. The on ice product combined with the geographical make-up of the NAHL will allow us to showcase our line of performance enhancing equipment across the United States at an elite level of hockey”, says Steven Sutherland, President, Combat Sports. “The NAHL has consistently produced Division 1 College prospects as well as NHL draft picks which represents an excellent opportunity to get our product in the hands of tomorrow’s stars, something that is very appealing to us as a company . Ultimately, we are proud to work with such an exceptional organization with exceptional players and we feel this fits well with our world class team”, says Sutherland.
Among the many products expected to be on showcase with NAHL teams are the new North American made, PURE One Piece Stick, 52 Caliber Gloves and 52 Caliber Pants.