Sticks: What do you use, what do you love/hate, and what's next?
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03-08-2014, 09:47 PM
Join Date: May 2013
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No they haven't reached their full potential, at least not technologically. There are plenty of new technologies in terms of carbon fibre, resins and other materials.
The market has plateaued, participation is, for the most part, stagnating or declining. Bauer's Grow the Game initiative is commendable, but there needs to more done by everyone to get more kids into hockey. Starting from the NHL all the way down. Unless the market grows, everyone is now fighting for the same space. It's not like lacrosse.
It's not about hockey's popularity. Sure, there are new technologies, but it doesn't translate in better performance of sticks.
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