To measure a child (5 Ft 2” or under) hold the hockey stick at their side and it should be just under their hip or belly button. If you cannot decide between two lengths, you should consider your child's position.... read more ›
|Age Group||Height||Stick Length|
|Youth (6-8)||3'10" - 4'8"||45" - 49"|
|Junior (7-13)||4'4" - 5'1"||50" - 54"|
|Intermediate (11-14)||4'11" - 5'4"||55" - 58"|
|Intermediate (12-14)||5'2" - 5'8"||55" - 58"|
The butt of the handle should fall between your Adam's apple and your eyebrows. The general rule of thumb is to have a stick that reaches the tip of your nose — but the trend seems to be toward shorter sticks, reaching the chin or lower.... see details ›
The general rule is that the end of a proper length stick should come to about the nose. However, if the player's skates are on, the stick should come up to the chin.... read more ›
For length, the stick should reach just under your child's chin while they are in their skates. To pick the starting point for the flex of your child's stick, use the same rule for adults: the flex number will be around half your child's body weight. So, if your kid weighs 60 pounds, start with a 30 flex.... see details ›
Where to Cut Your Hockey Stick - YouTube... read more ›
Youth = 20 to 30 flex (typically for ages 4 - 8, weight 40 to 60 lbs) Junior = 30 to 50 flex (typically for ages 7 - 13, weight 60 - 100 lbs) Intermediate = 50 to 70 flex (typically for ages 13 - 17, weight 110 to 150 lbs)... read more ›
How much flex do you lose when you cut a hockey stick? Cutting a hockey stick down can affect how the stick feels and plays. Cutting a hockey stick down one inch will add around 3-5 flex.... see details ›
Rule of thumb: Start with a flex that's half your body weight and adjust from there. Height: Standing in your stocking feet, toe of the blade on the floor and between your feet, stick parallel to your body, the butt of the shaft should reach your nose — no higher than your brow, for sure, no lower than your chin.... continue reading ›
Typically, the lie of the blade corresponds with stick length. Short sticks, favored by most forwards, bring the blade closer to your body, so the lie will be more upright. Long sticks, more favored by defenseman, put the blade further from the body, thus a lower lie is needed to keep the blade flat.... see more ›
The longest stick in NHL history belongs to Zdeno Chara, currently of the Boston Bruins. Standing at a full seven-feet-tall on skates, the league had to make an exception and extend the legal limit of sticks by two inches in order to give this giant a stick to fit his enormous stature.... see more ›
How To Tape A Hockey Stick Blade - HowToHockey.com - YouTube... read more ›
Cutting a stick can be done at most rinks or pro shops, and can even be done at home with a hand saw. For young players, the rule of thumb is to cut it at the tip of the nose. As players get older they'll have a personal preference. Most defensive players might prefer a longer stick.... read more ›
- Divide the player's weight (in lbs.) by two. Example: for a player who weighs 180 lbs., 180 ÷ 2 = 90.
- Adjust for strength and height. Round up for taller and stronger players. ...
- Adjust for stick length. If adding more than 3 inches, go up in flex.
Roughly half the NHL was using the old technology in 2016. Today, five NHL goalies still use a wooden stick. "Once you switch, it's amazing to hold a wood stick and wonder how you played with it," Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton said.... see more ›
- Covert QRL.
- Jetspeed FT3. ...
- Vapor 1X Lite. ...
- RibCor Trigger2 PMT. ...
- Vapor 1X. The Vapor 1X is a stick that offers a quick release for effortless wrist, snap, or even quick slap shots. ...
- Nexus N37. Starting at number 6 is the Nexus N37. ...
- Junior Hockey Sticks are available in sizes 24” up to full size 36.5”. ...
- To measure a child (5 Ft 2” or under) hold the hockey stick at their side and it should be at their hip or belly button.
- If you cannot decide between two lengths, you should consider your child's position.
The stick (also referred to as a pusher) for underwater hockey is relatively short compared to that for field/ice/roller hockey, and should be coloured either white or black in its entirety to indicate the player's team. The shape of the stick can affect playing style and is often a very personal choice.... see details ›
It is typically some variation of a mullet with a little extra grease, that typically appears beginning in junior hockey. Urban Dictionary explains it as “long, untamed hair usually capped with a hat with wings of hair flowing and curling up from under it.... read more ›
Even the most durable carbon stick, players note, can break in a week or can last a year. Most people cite frequency and level of play as two central factors for determining the lifespan of a hockey stick. Remember, too, you may want to replace a stick when it's not broken—it may have lost its stiffness, its pop.... see more ›
How to cut and tape a Hockey Stick by WINNWELL HOCKEY - YouTube... see more ›
With that all said, the majority of NHL players use a stick with flex in the 85-100 range. Forwards tend to use a lower flex. Some players with a notable low flex are Johnny Gaudreau with a 55 flex and Phil Kessel with a 65 flex. You can see just how much bend these players get out of their stick when they shoot.... continue reading ›
|NEW CCM Patterns||PRO STOCK #||Old Patterns|
|Retail - P19 (Nugent-Hopkins)||P19||CCM P19 (Nugent-Hopkins), H11 *P29 is close!|
|Retail - P28 (McDavid)||P28||H28 (Open Toe - similar to Easton E28)|
|P88 (Ovechkin)||P80||New - Similar to the Bauer P88 Kane|
|NA||P17||H17 (Mid - similar to the Easton Iginla)|
|Length:||54"||Length of the product measured in inches.|
|Warranty:||30 Days||Period of time the product is covered under a manufacturer's warranty.|
|Family:||Nexus||The product line within the brand.|
Speaking of Whippy Shafts
But here are a few NHL players whose stick flex is somewhere between “pool noodle” and “CB antenna”: Johnny Gaudreau (55 flex): At 5-foot-9, 157 pounds, it's not a shock he has the lowest flex stick in the league.... see more ›
The easiest and most effective thing you can do to prolong the life of your hockey stick blades is to tape and wax them very well. Since you naturally lose grip on the puck if your blades are wet, taping the blade of your stick prevents moisture from building up on the blade and keeps the puck from sliding off.... view details ›
P92 - Another mid-curve blade, opens up mid way, great for shooting high and builds confidence for beginners who struggle to lift pucks with P88. More difficult to execute backhands due to the more open curve (more closed for backhands).... continue reading ›
Sticks can be “broken” without breaking – they lose their pop and your shots won't be nearly as hard or accurate.... see more ›
- #1 Pro Blackout (Extra Lite)
- #2 Bauer Nexus 2N Pro.
- #3 CCM Jetspeed FT2.
- #4 Bauer Vapor Fly-Lite.
- #5 Pro Blackout.
- #6 CCM Ribcor Trigger 4.
- #7 CCM Super Tacks AS2 Pro.
- #8 True AX9.
- 1 HTX HPR 50 Field Hockey Stick – Best Overall.
- 2 Byte HX2 Composite Field Hockey Stick – Runner Up.
- 3 CranBerry Falcon Field Hockey Stick – Honorable Mention.
- 4 Grays Surf 500 Junior Field Hockey Stick – Also Consider.
Ice hockey sticks are approximately 150–200 cm long, composed of a long, slender shaft with a flat extension at one end called the blade.... view details ›
Perhaps the fastest growing Hockey Blade right now is the P28 “McDavid” curve. This Hockey Blade curve is a great option for players who play the game with the puck on the toe of their stick, due to the toe curve with an open face.... view details ›
So, the CCM P29 (Crosby) is essentially the same as the Bauer P92 -- they're crazy similar and, all told, it's a good curve for kids.... read more ›
Scoring four goals in a hockey game is much less common than a hat trick. If a player scores four goals in a single game, it is sometimes referred to as a “Texas hat trick.” This term is less commonly used than a hat trick, and its origins are uncertain.... see more ›
Rule 10 - Sticks. 10.1 Player's Stick: Wood "or other material approved by the League" can be used for making a player's hockey stick. Over its history, the hockey stick has used wood, aluminum, fiberglass, graphite, kevlar, and most recently titanium.... see details ›
The development of the modern version of organized ice hockey played as a team sport is often credited to James Creighton. In 1872, he moved from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Montreal, bringing skates, hockey sticks, and a game with a basic set of rules with him.... see details ›
You can tape from toe to heel or heel to toe. Heel to toe makes for easier trimming and leaves “seams” that face the heel. Start with the tape a half-inch or so from the top of the blade, on the back. Wind up and over the top of the blade, down the front side and up the back, and so on until you're done.... read more ›
Hockey players tape their socks to prevent their shin guards and socks from shifting around during a game.... view details ›
The only thing the tape does is enhance your ability to feel where the puck is on your blade and help generate for rotation on the puck for better control and accuracy. How many people out there tape the entire toe of the stick?... view details ›
The relationship between the height and flex of a stick is very important, and changes for senior, intermediate, and junior hockey sticks. Taller Stick = Further Distance Between Hands = More Leverage = Easier to Flex. Shorter Stick = Less Distance Between Hands = Less Leverage = Harder to Flex.... view details ›
: a strip of wood countersunk in the table of a paper-cutting machine to receive the knife edge as it completes cutting the sheets.... read more ›
The end of the stick (the butt) should come up to his or her chin or slightly below. If your child is not wearing skates, the stick should rest at the tip of their nose. Note that longer sticks can be purchased and cut down to proper size.... view details ›
Once a young person reaches the age of approximately 13 they will be in a full size stick ie 36.5”(5 f 3”), so you do not need to measure the stick to your hip or belly button once you reach this height.... read more ›
The general rule is that your hockey stick should be approximately half your body weight.... see more ›
Hockey Stick Size Guide.
|STICK SIZE||PLAYER HEIGHT (cm)||PLAYER HEIGHT (in)|
|32"||130 - 137||4'3" - 4'6"|
|34"||137 - 152||4'6" - 5'|
|35"||152 - 161||5' - 5'3"|
|36.5"||161 - 178||5'3" - 5'10"|