Taping hockey stick handle
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03-06-2009, 07:04 PM
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The way I see it, weight isn't everything. If adding the tape improves performance in some way, those benefits can outweigh lightness. And the weight of the knob of tape is totally insignificant compared to the same weight of tape on the blade. It's simple physics. And to end it off, a $200 stick with tape is still lighter than a wooden stick with tape.
I know what your saying on some levels.
have you seen the way luke schenn tapes his stick like a goalie stick.
Jason Blake doesn't use much of a knob at all but tapes a good 2 ft down from the top.
It's a mater of what makes sense to the person who is using the stick.
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