Thoughts on these skates "flexing"? in Ice Hockey Equipment Posted February 5 · Report reply 2 minutes ago, JimmyTheDriver said: They pitch these as “flexframe”... softer flex on the front, stiffer in the back of the boot. But... lol. https://photos.app.goo.gl/a1vXrPCk19Qb71kr8 yeah - that is awful. No way a new skate should break band like that.