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01-09-2009, 07:46 PM
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New Stick?

I am currently using an Easton One stick with a Gaborik blade. I am considering buying the Nike Bauer One 90 red stick with a Lindros blade or the Reebok 9k-0 stick with a Datsyuk blade. I am wondering which stick is better? These sticks are 50% off at a retailer. thanks.

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I'd go with the One90. It's the best stick I've used. It's worth the regular price. It's a steal at 50% off.

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Great thanks for the help, yeah its dirt cheap. Do you have the metallic stick that is colored red?

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It's personal preference, but it seemed like the one complaint about the RBK 9K stick was that it is blade heavy. Honestly don't think you notice anything while you're actually playing, but it is noticeable when you're just holding it in street clothes. I don't seem to be any consensus on whether the puck feel of the RBK blade was really any better than other composites.

Also, the RBK Bergeron is the equivalent to the discontinued Easton Gaborik if that's the curve you prefer.

Also, the one90 "red" stick is the grip version so it depends whether or not you like that grip. I've had a few friends ask me before "how do you take off the grip on a stick?" which made me wonder why they got the grip version in the first place.

If it were me and the sticks were the same price, I'd get the one90. But again, it's all personal preference.

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9K O stick is crap. Blade heavy, not a great feel, It's really just hype and marketing. Notice that in the NHL, guys were using the 7k when then could have been using the O stick. Guys who get them for free. Very, very few pro guys at any level used the O stick.

The One 90 though, from everything I've heard is a good stick. Go with that.

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