Ice Hockey Sticks

Hockey Stick Selection With Coach Tom Martin [video]

Here is a good beginner’s guide on proper hockey stick selection with coach Tom Martin from Sportskool. The 3 minute video covers: The right hockey stick length is about chin height when standing in skates The right stick lie is one that keeps the blade flat on the ice How to tape the handle of […]

Hockey Stick Lie – Get Your Angles Right For Better Puck Control

Hockey Stick Lie describes the angle of the blade in reference to the shaft. A lie value of 5 corresponds to a 135° angle, and each additional increase lie value corresponds to a 2° smaller angle. Typical lie values range from 4 to 7 with most stock sticks near 5.5. The Hockey Stick Lie Chart […]

Hockey Stick Blade

Here is the basic terminology about the hockey stick blade: Heel The heel of a hockey stick refers to the bottom of the stick at the back of the blade below where the blade and the shaft meet. Toe The toe of a hockey stick refers to the end of the blade away from the […]