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Though modern hockey sticks may be lighter and durable

Submitted by jaywillen on Sun, 06/05/2016 - 23:37

Through the progress of technology, the Senior composite ice hockey stick creation of hockey sticks has become more and more complex. Modern hockey sticks are now made of high technology materials like Kevlar which is used in creating bulletproof vests, and carbon fiber which is a material used in space ships and Formula One cars. Though modern hockey sticks may be lighter and durable than the old ones, many professional hockey players still use the traditional ones that are made of wood. Why? The difference is in the ?feel? of the stick. The best stick handlers in the National Hockey League (NHL) argue that the feel of the modern composite stick is not as good as that of the wooden hockey stick. The design A usual regulation hockey stick usually measures around 1.5 meters long with a blade at the end. The blade, measuring between ten to fifteen centimeters, is curved toward the Professional produce ice hockey sticks direction you skate while the shaft of the stick is rigid but also flexible. The wooden hockey stick is usually made out of Mulberry wood with fiber glass reinforcements at the blade. The best wooden hockey stick that you can get are those that have hollow core shafts and whose shafts are made from smaller strips of wood. These kinds of wooden sticks are the lightest that you can find in the market today. The downside The major problem with wooden sticks is that they are simply not durable. Professional hockey players usually use around three wooden sticks a week. This type of stick may have its downsides but it is still considered the best stick for beginning players. Aside from being a lot cheaper than composite sticks, wooden sticks can bring out the full potential of an aspiring player.