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07-30-2007, 02:06 AM
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How long are your sticks?

How long do you all like your sticks?Me,I have a real short stick it dose not even come up to my chin when I am on skates.I don't take alot of slap shots,so I gess I can get away with it.

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07-30-2007, 07:25 AM
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It's all preference, for me i'm about 5 9 off skates but I don't cut an inch off my stick, I like having the longer reach.

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07-30-2007, 07:52 AM
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Up to my nose, i'm a good stick-handler and would be better if i had a shorter stick but i like the fell of a long stick.

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up to chin.

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Mine is up to my nose when im in skates. Ive tried it longer and shorter and i feel most comfortable with shooting and stick handling with its current length.

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07-30-2007, 12:31 PM
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I like mine up to the bottom of my chin on skates. I play FW in roller hockey and hardly ever take a slapshot, so the added control when stickhandling and quickly releasing wristers/snappers significantly outweighs what the added length would bring to my slapper and poke check. I've tried going up to the lips or the nose and my wrist shot just falls apart.

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Mine is up to my nose without my skates on. Some games it feels like it's too long, but I play D and I've always had a long stick so I don't plan on changing anything.

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07-30-2007, 04:45 PM
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down to my ankles...wow that sucked

but really i havent adjusted my stick in a copule years and so im used to a short stick for better stick handling

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07-30-2007, 04:48 PM
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10 inches. Kidding.

Seriously, I prefer it somewhere between my chin and nose.

Wow that 2nd line sounds perverted also. Not intentional. When I play the stick can be no lower than my chin but no higher than my nose. That sounds better.

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07-30-2007, 05:26 PM
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to about the middle of my chest, helps me keep the puck close when i'm stickhandling, not a huge slap shot guy and it doesn't effect my wrister or snap at all

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07-30-2007, 05:54 PM
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I like mine up to my chin on skates or up to my nose without skates.

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Up to my nose, i'm a good stick-handler and would be better if i had a shorter stick but i like the fell of a long stick.
Same here man...

I'm 5'10 and my stick comes up to the bottom of my nose...

I need a longer stick for better slapshots and for better defensive play (I'm a forward though but like to poke check)... I feel my stick handling is still damn good for the length of the stick that i use...

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Mine is up to my nose without my skates on. Some games it feels like it's too long, but I play D and I've always had a long stick so I don't plan on changing anything.
Up to your chin? That's not very long... Many players use sticks that are up to their nose (me being one) and even then so those sticks would not be considered too long.

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Did we not just have a topic on this like last week?

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i like mine at my eye level when i am on skates

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i like mine at my eye level when i am on skates
HOw do you recieve passes!?


I like chin length on skates

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HOw do you recieve passes!?


I like chin length on skates
i put my stick on the ice when the puck is comming my way and it hits the stick

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Up to my chin on skates.

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Mine is up to my nose without my skates on. Some games it feels like it's too long, but I play D and I've always had a long stick so I don't plan on changing anything.

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Up to your chin? That's not very long... Many players use sticks that are up to their nose (me being one) and even then so those sticks would not be considered too long.
Let's assume he skates with his nose above his chin.

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i put my stick on the ice when the puck is comming my way and it hits the stick
Great response.

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When I'm not playing goalie, my stick comes up to about eye level on skates. Makes effective pokechecking a lot easier when playing defense, and the extra reach helps when forechecking.

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If youre a defencemen you might want it a little bigger it deffinetly helps

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Mine is up to my nose when im in skates. Ive tried it longer and shorter and i feel most comfortable with shooting and stick handling with its current length.
Not to mention the additional reach and not needing to break your back so much.

Greater range in recieving passes too.

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08-09-2007, 08:40 AM
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Mine is probably just a little too long for someone who goes forward, as my stickhandling suffers a bit from it, but I've been playing a bit of defence lately so that extra reach comes in handy, particularly when you're only 5'8"

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I work for a powerskating coach who swears by having sticks slightly under the chin. Forces you to bend your knees more. I personally have not cut sticks in 4 years. Which puts mine mid-chest level.

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