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01-08-2008, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by krutch11 View Post
I recently just bought a Warrior Shogun with a Draper blade (close to your naslund). It's taking a while for me to get use to the new curve but hopefully I'll get the hang of it soon enough. If you've never used a curvy stick I suggest you keep it that way and go with a curve your used to. My next stick will definately have less curve (probably a federov curve). As for helping you get the puck up, trust me the blade pattern won't help a lot with that. You just gota practice. But as mentioned above, a open face will help a bit. And remember, the more curve you get, the harder it will be for you to do your backhands.
A blade that has an open face will defintiely help get the puck up. Ive read many a posts about people who switch to an open face curve and have trouble keeping the puck down enough to get a shot on net. Some will put the puck higher some you have to practice with a bit.

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