NHL: Inside the Equipment room ( SKATES )
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03-16-2010, 03:31 PM
Join Date: Jun 2008
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Externally my boot looks OK, but I think my blade holder is screwy now (skates creak when I walk on them off the ice). I'm unsure whether to get new blades/holders (my blade suffers from pitting anyways) or just get new skates (bought in '07).
I find that the ankle support on my left skate isn't as good as it once was.
The creaking just means you need new rivets. Go get your skates re-riveted. You can replace the steel on most skates without replacing the holder (unless you have super cheap skates) so that will help save you some money.
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