About The Maximum Edge® Ice Hockey Skate Sharpening and Profiling Maintenance Process
This is a professional skate sharpening and profiling system that will increase performance as well as reduce the risk of injuries. Just try it just once, you’ll notice the difference with the engagement between your skate blades and the ice. Your edges will stay sharper, longer. You’ll skate faster, with less friction and more control. The Maximum Edge profile system provides an improved center of gravity and surface contact, resulting in greater control, maneuverability and increased speed. And you’ll trust your edges like never before. It is no wonder why for over 20 years’ top NHL teams and equipment managers have used the unique and proprietary tools of The Maximum Edge skate maintenance process, including the custom blade profiling and the 7-step skate sharpening and finishing process that has been used by every Stanley Cup winner for the past 15 seasons, including NHL on-ice officials.
Our Ice Hockey Skate and Blade Sharpening using The Maximum Edge 7-step and Profiling Process
We are an exclusive Ice skate shop located within the Flatiron District of NYC that has been a certified Maximum Edge member since 2003. We offer retail customers the unique proprietary Maximum Edge 7-step skate sharpening and finishing process performed by top NHL team’s equipment managers. From the elite to the novice hockey skater we sharpen skate blades to an individual’s weight, ability, ice conditions or preference. We have the ability to customize each sharpening to match the best combination of radius-of-hollow (ROH) and blade profile to offer skaters control of their skates. We also encourage customers to communicate to us any unique problems or preferences, customer feedback is always’s greatly appreciated. Also, for public health reasons all skates must be completely dry before any services would to be performed.
Our Costs for Skate Blade Sharpening w/Custom ROH using The Maximum Edge 7-step process:
Player & Goalie $ 17 – Standard Sharpening w/Custom ROH
A $5 charge for all first skate sharpening for new skates or blades not purchased at WSS.
A $5 charge for all skates or blades requiring additional time or maintenance. ie: rust, bent or excessive blade damage.
A $10 charge for requested sharpener.
Our Costs for Custom Skate Blade Profiling w/Custom ROH Sharpening using The Maximum Edge Profiling Process:
Player $ 75 – Custom Profile w/Custom ROH Sharpening
Player $ 55 – Custom Profile w/Custom ROH Sharpening w/Skate Purchase
Goalie $ 85 – Custom Profile w/Custom ROH Sharpening
Goalie $ 65 – Custom Profile w/Custom ROH Sharpening w/Skate Purchase
Sharpening by Mail
Even if you can’t make it to our shop, you can still enjoy the benefits of The Maximum Edge skate sharpening and blade profiling process. Just follow these steps. Click the link to download our Sharpening by Mail pdf form. When using UPS.com to create a shipping label remember to also include within the shipping box a pre-paid return shipping (RS) label as well as the Sharpening by Mail pdf form. Completing a return shipping (RS) label at the time of completing the ship-to label will save you the costs of shipping both ways and you’ll have the return shipment tracking number. Packages arriving without a prepaid return shipping (RS) labels will be return shipped UPS and shipping cost will be applied. Sharpening by mail services are shipped out on the next business day. Please be sure to include on the Sharpening by Mail pdf form your email address so we can email you a tracking number at time of return shipment. Contact us if you have any questions about our sharpening by mail services. We encourage if you are skating more than twice a week to have more than one pair of blades or runners.
Sales and Services – Ice Hockey Skate Holders and Steel Runners
We stock ice skate holders and runners from brands including; Bauer, CCM, Graf and Step. When contacting us for the replacement of a holders or steel runners, we’ll need to know the skate’s holders model and size. In season, depending on our daily service volume some repairs can be made the same day or within 24 hrs. If an item is not in-stock allow 2–3 business days for us to make a special order for you.
Bauer Replacement Skate Blade Steel Runners:
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed 2 Runners … $70/pair
Step Steel ST Speed Runners for Bauer Light Speed & Light Speed 2 … $ 75/pair
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed 2 Edge Runners … $ 75/pair
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed 3 Edge Runners … $ 75/pair
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed 4 Edge Runners … $ 100/pair
Bauer Replacement Skate Holders:
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed 2 Holders … $ 70/pair
Bauer Tuuk Light Speed Edge Holders … $ 80/pair
CCM Replacement Skate Blade Steel Runners:
Step Steel ST Pro Runners for the CCM E Blade Pro & Pro-lite Holders … $ 70/pair
Step Steel ST Pro-Z Runners for CCM Reebok 4.0 Holder … $ 75/pair
CCM Reebok Replacement Skate Holders:
CCM Reebok E-Pro Holders … $60/pair
CCM Reebok Speed Blade 4.0 Holders … $ 60/pair
Service & Repairs – Ice Skate Holders and Inline Skate Chassis Repair Costs:
Install Skate Holders … $ 40/pair
Install Skate Holders or Inline Chassis w/New Setting … $ 65/pair
Install Skate Holders or Inline Chassis w/Heel Lifts or Alignment Shims … $ 65/pair
Remove and Install Skate Holders or Inline Chassis … $ 50/pair
Remove and Install Wheels, Bearing, Bearing spacers and Axels … $ 20/pair
Install a custom Heel or Forefoot lifts … $ 45/pair
Remove Skate Holders or Inline Chassis … $ 10/pair
Re-Align Vertically Boot to Blade … $ 40/per skate
Copper Rivets – Installed … $ 4/each
Steel Rivets – Installed … 3/each
Eyelets – Installed … $ 5/each
Skate and Boot Baking, Carbon VH Hockey … $ 25/50 (Allow 30/60 min.) *
Skate and Boot Punching (pressure points) … $ 5 & up
Skate and Boot Stretching quarter size length or width (Allow 24 hrs.) … $ 25 to 45/pair
*Allow boots to set overnight, after heat-fitting, before use
Glove Re-Palming w/Finger Gussets (Allow 10 business days) … $ 75 / $ 85
Goalie or Player Equipment repairs, Call for Quote.