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04-19-2011, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Winger98 View Post
What about the old aluminum sticks? Getting rid of composites would probably have a bigger effect on being able to further rein in goalie gear. Whenever limiting gear size has come up, the goalies have screamed about their safety, and the lighter, "whippier" composite sticks are never far behind. Eliminate the composite sticks, and maybe we can further de-michelin man the goalies.
And watch hockey sticks go from $240 to $40?

Never happen. There's too much money in hockey sticks and equipment right now.

I remember when players started using aluminum sticks. There wasn't really any controversy around it. In baseball, they would never let it happen. In hockey, nobody seemed to care.

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