Thread: Buying a stick
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01-16-2008, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by spjon25 View Post
A couple of questions I have about sizing sticks and lies of the blade.
Is the stick supposed to come up to your nose or chin when you are on skates? Also, when I hold the stick down at my side like when I skate, I can never truly find a blade that is all on the ground at the same time. Usually the toe of the blade is rising up to a degree, some are worse than others. Any help would be appreciated
length of the stick varies. the standard is up to your chin when you're on skates. But some forwards will go with a shorter stick for better puck handling. While defenseman will often go with a longer stick for better poke checking and such.

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