Rethink the Rink

A winning collaboration
Game-changing innovation in hockey

What do you get when you combine a leading materials producer with a championship hockey team and a world-class university? A bold initiative to make hockey safer for players at all levels!

In 2018, Covestro joined forces with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Carnegie Mellon University to Rethink the Rink. This first-of-its-kind collaboration explores new ways to advance safety innovation in hockey, teaming the bright minds at Carnegie Mellon with high-tech materials from Covestro and game-winning insight from the Penguins.

While the initial focus was on redesigning the rink dasher boards and glass, Rethink the Rink has since expanded into other areas of hockey, including player equipment.

The goal? To impact the safety of the game, without impacting how it’s played.

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