Ice Hockey Sticks

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Hockey sticks are a critical piece of your equipment and having the right tool for the job can make all the difference in the world. Hockey Stick Expert is here to help find the best ice hockey sticks or roller hockey sticks for you and take your game to the next level. Topics we hope to cover include terms (like hockey stick flex, hockey stick length, hockey stick lie) and how-tos (Right vs. Left handed Hockey Sticks, taping a hockey stick, cutting a hockey stick to length) and more.

Hockey Stick topics and stick models we cover include:

  • Ice Hockey Sticks
  • Roller Hockey Sticks
  • Street Hockey Sticks
  • Wood Hockey Sticks
  • Composite Hockey Sticks
  • Easton Hockey Sticks
  • Sherwood
  • CCM and Mission
  • TPS
Hockey Stick topics that we are not currently covering include
  • Goalie Hockey Sticks (would love find somebody to share their expertise here)
  • Field Hockey Sticks

If you would like to see new information or have other suggestions (like a new term for our Hockey Stick Dictionary), please send us an email at “tips AT hockeystickexpert.com” or use the form on the Contact page.

Here’s to your continued hockey success!
- the Hockey Stick Expert team

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Tips for Buying NHL Hockey Jerseys

Do you want to own NHL hockey jerseys with all of your favorite players and teams on them? There are a lot of different ones available for you to choose from, and no matter which player or team is your favorite you will be able to wear it to the next game. Showing your support for a team or player is very important and is something that is fun to do when you go to games. It can make your experience a lot more fun when you are a part of the crowd who is wearing their hockey jerseys. Make sure to use these tips when you are looking for the right jersey to wear to games.

One thing that you will want to do is decide whether you want a current jersey or one from years past. There are several vintage NHL hockey jerseys that look great, and you will be able to support the team while having a different look than everyone else. Vintage is a very popular style that everyone is wearing these days, so if you like the uniforms that your favorite team used to wear then check for a vintage jersey that you can wear.

NHL Hockey Jerseys
When you are looking for a great place to purchase cheap NHL hockey jerseys there are a few different places that you will want to look. If you have ever noticed the prices at the rink you probably realize how expensive they are. If you want to find discount NHL hockey jerseys one of the best places to shop is online. You will be able to find a place that sells NHL t-shirts and jerseys for discounted prices very easily. Doing your shopping on the internet is a great way to save a ton of money on the jersey that you want to own.

One thing that you have to make sure of when you are purchasing any type of jersey is that it is authentic. In an attempt to get a share of the market, there are a few companies who make generic jerseys that people can buy. These will be a little bit cheaper in price but the quality is not as good as the quality that you will find with an authentic jersey that you can buy. If you want to support your team then do it the right way in an authentic jersey.

You will not only be able to find jerseys for yourself but you can also find kids NHL hockey jerseys so that your kids will be able to join in on the fun. This means that they will also be able to support their favorite team while you are supporting yours, and if you have the same favorite team then you will be able to have twice as much fun.

These are all the things that you will want to look for when you are purchasing NHL hockey jerseys of your favorite team or player. If you want to be able to have a great look then check out the vintage jerseys that are available, but make sure that they are authentic. Also make sure to check out the jerseys that are available online if you want to be able to save money. These are the main tips to use when you are trying to find the best jersey to wear.

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Wrist Shots: Researching The Secrets

Dan Peterson posted a nice article about research that is being conducted at McGill University into the exact mechanics that go into a perfect wrist shot. The objective of the research really is to understand the exact techniques and factors that make up a more accurate shot.

The article does mention one difference between pros and novices when it comes to shooting at the upper corners. The difference is that the pros pull the puck in closer to their body prior to the shot to get better control. The research is ongoing and they hope to achieve results that will translate into specific instructions to improve the wrist shots of every hockey player.

You can read all of the article at the Live Science site here.

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1924 Olympic Hockey Stick Of the Toronto Granites

1924 Olympic Ice Hockey Stick

1924 Olympic Ice Hockey Stick

A classic collectible ice hockey stick is starting to surface, one that any collector would be proud to have in their collection. The stick is a team autographed wood hockey stick from the 1924 Olympic Gold medal winning team of the Toronto Granites.

It looks like its current owner, Jeanne Dodwell, might be putting it up for auction sometime between now on the Vancouver winter Olympics in 2010. The stick looks to be quite a treasure and it will surely find many potential buyers if it does go to auction.

The original story from TheStarcan be found here.

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Counting Rings – The World’s Oldest Hockey Stick

There has been some great data collected and analyzed regarding the age of “The Moffat Stick” that is claimed to be the oldest hockey stick in the world. Well, that claim definitely got stronger with the new the analysis that was recently conducted by Mount Allison University dendrochronologist (fancy name for a tree scientist) Colin Laroque.

Mark Presley with the Moffat Hockey Stick

Mark Presley with the Moffat Hockey Stick

The data analyzed points to a likely age of 170 years old for the stick. More specifically the data indicates the maple tree used to create the stick was cut down between 1828 and 1838. This date range happens to align dead on with the verbal history of the stick that states the hockey stick was made for W.M. (Dilly) Moffatt, born in 1829.

Moffatt Hockey Stick

Moffatt Hockey Stick

The first article I picked up this information on can be found at the Vancouver Sun (original link no longer active).

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