October 14, 2016
TRUE Hockey Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Toronto Maple Leafs Forward Mitch Marner
TRUE Hockey announced today an official partnership with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner.
Under the multi-year partnership, Marner will use TRUE hockey product and be one of the centerpieces around a youth movement in TRUE Hockey’s sports marketing efforts, including sitting on the TRUE Hockey Players Advisory Board where he will have an active voice in providing feedback for new product lines going forward.
“Mitch is one of the most decorated players in CHL history, and we could not be more excited to welcome him to the TRUE team,” Jeremy Erspamer, President and CEO of TRUE Hockey said. “TRUE hockey is the fastest growing company in hockey and it is only fitting that we align our brand with players who fit that same career trajectory. We look forward to having Mitch represent our family of high performance products and maintaining an active voice in product testing and marketing initiatives going forward.”
Marner was drafted fourth overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2015. So far in his career, he has accrued an impressive list of accomplishments, including: CHL Player of the Year, OHL Player of the Year, OHL Playoff Scoring Champion, OHL Playoff MVP, Captained OHL Champion London Knights, Memorial Cup MVP, Memorial Cup Scoring Champion, Captained the Memorial Cup Champions London Knights and Member of Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in 2015-2016.
“I’m excited to be part of the TRUE Hockey family. They are a young, dynamic company that value quality and performance above all else. As a player, we want to know there is something behind the product we use. With their background designing and manufacturing for other brands along with what I have seen since being introduced to the product, I can say I’m a firm believer in their technology and their ability to continue to innovate and bring product that will help me maximize my performance on the ice. It is really neat to feel a part of building something as well, they really value the opinions of their players”, Marner said.
TRUE Hockey offers a full line up of senior, intermediate, junior, youth and goalie sticks as well as gloves and accessories. For more information about TRUE Hockey products and where to purchase them, visit www.true-hockey.com. Become a fan on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About TRUE Hockey:
True Temper’s Hockey Division was established with the mission to bring the company’s devotion to the highest quality materials, the strictest manufacturing processes and the best engineering minds to the ice. For fourteen years, other hockey companies hired TRUE Hockey to design, engineer and manufacture over 2,000,000 sticks – sticks that showed up in the ends of countless NHL professionals and provided domination at every level of the game.
Following in the line with True Temper Sports, the world leader in golf shaft technology and the number one shaft on the PGA Tour for more than 70 years, TRUE Hockey is poised to continue providing the hockey industry with superior stick design and technology for many decades to come. With full control of the product, from R&D to distribution, TRUE Hockey is focused on one goal, devotion to the best in stick performance. For more information, visit www.true-hockey.com.