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5 NHL players who use unique hockey sticks

In the professional hockey world, sticks are a bit like the fingerprints of the players- not two are exactly the same. Different bodies and a range of personal preferences and various on-ice roles determine the need for different characteristics. There’s flex, lie, curve, grip, tape, length, weight and more to consider. But some players… some players are really out there. When a guy drops his stick on the ice and skates by the bench to grab another, there’s a few dudes who’ve been told “don’t give them your stick, nobody wants it!” Below are five guys on that list. 1. Phil…

How to Recurve a Composite Hockey Stick

WARNING Doing this could permanently damage your stick, you’re on your own and we’re not liable if it doesn’t work for you! For most hockey players, choosing the proper stick is a personal decision. Selecting the right height, weight and flexibility can be the difference between a game-winning goal and missing the net completely. One of the most important factors when choosing a hockey stick is the curve of its blade. This curve essentially forms a pocket that cradles the puck, allowing it to be carried, passed or shot more easily. By changing the curve of the blade, you can…

Blade and curve comparisons

Choosing the right hockey stick curve

Your curve can make or break your game, it can be a continual process to tweak your curve and flex to fit your style, and your style to your flex and curve. Sometimes, though, your stick breaks and is not made any more.. Or you’ve found a great deal, but it’s made by a different manufacturer. How do you know which curve is similar to the one you’re using? We’ve put together this table of similar patterns helping you understand the different curves on the market and which curves from different hockey stick manufactures are similar Pictures Description Brand Specifications…

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