View Single Post
10-26-2010, 10:10 AM
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: St Paul, MN
Originally Posted by
Gaborik got his skates sharpened twice last season.
If you're dulling them, you need a shallower hollow. I go a long time without sharpening my skates also, I just keep hitting it with a honing stone. I think I average 15-25 hours between sharpenings on FBV.
That's because his idol/BFF Pavol Demitra never sharpened his skates
Oh, and when it comes to the honing stone, do yourself a favor and order a pair of
. They're much finer grit and more consistent than the cheap ones at the rink (which won't actually hone but scratch your blades), plus they come with a leather case. Remember to get a pair.
Last edit, I promise...I got an original copy of Howie Meeker's hockey book, where he also sees no need for frequent sharpenings and recommends the stone.
View Public Profile
Visit Jarick's homepage!
Find More Posts by Jarick