Newly sharpened skates are an issue
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12-03-2012, 02:17 PM
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3/8 is very extreme for a goalie. 3/4 is pretty standard but I could see an NHL goalie going with a narrower hollow. Because goalies slide side to side a narrow hollow will catch if their technique isn't good.
Not anymore. The trend has swung to the other side of the spectrum. High-end goaltenders are skating on much deeper hollows than even 7 years ago. 1/2" and deeper is very common. You will even come across goalies who want 1/4", which is insane and a pain to sharpen.
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