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NeoCanuck 09-05-2005 03:04 AM

Good Goalie Stick for someone thats 5"10-6"0?
Hey Guys,

Just wondering, I need a light goalie stick for someone my size. Last time I checked Im 5"10, but I think I am bigger, at most 6"0.

Anyone have any recomendations on a good, light, and somewhat cheap Goalie stick?

mattihp 09-05-2005 12:20 PM

A cheap KoHo or SherWood stick would probably do...

Try to find a bad goalie and buy a used stick... Sometimes goalie sticks can feel like they're new even after a season or two
or so.

Jacques Plante 09-05-2005 06:28 PM

Go to a stick store and try a bunch out to find out which one's weight is right for you.

Make sure the Paddle is the right length for you and your stance. I'd imagine a 26 inch paddle would work out nicely for you, but if you have a low stance it may be to tall or visa versa.

Mackee 09-05-2005 08:03 PM

Hmmm...I've tried a bunch of sticks and I go back to Koho (well now RBK I guess) sticks. I find them light, durable and have a curve for just about every preference. Of course they aren't cheap, but usually if you buy more than one, sports stores will sometimes give you a deal.

McGuillicuddy 09-06-2005 03:55 PM

I'm a touch over 5'10" and I really like a long paddle for my height. The CCM Brodeur pattern seems to fit the bill nicely.

Bulldog fan 09-06-2005 05:37 PM

Just a little piece of advice. I've found the most important thing to me is the heel of the stick, you can either get a rounded heel or the more squared off type. Depending on your style of play this can make or break the stick.

Eddie Vedder 09-06-2005 07:02 PM

Canadian tire had sherwoods on sale last week.. the sticker on my stick says til Oct 22nd.

24 bucks i picked up an awesome sherwood. 27" paddle, 57" total. Solid, Light but not light enough i cant hack some shins if need be ;)

Im 6'2 so one a little shorter should do you.. Im in love with the Thibault blade design as well.

NeoCanuck 09-06-2005 10:41 PM

Well, What stick would you guys recommend for about 35-40 bucks?

McGuillicuddy 09-07-2005 04:15 AM

Ouch. That limits your options considerably. Pretty much all of the sticks I've purchased in the last few years are $60+.

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