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Anybody seen a lot of broken sticks at the rink lately?

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06-24-2012, 03:03 PM
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Anybody seen a lot of broken sticks at the rink lately?

Seems like i have been seeing a lot of broken sticks at the rink lately.
Not sure why?
Anybody else been breaking sticks like crazy?!

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Its summer time and im assuming most people got there sticks about a year ago this time. Probably just breaking because of the time.

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Its summer time and im assuming most people got there sticks about a year ago this time. Probably just breaking because of the time.
The book "Fooled By Randomness" has the explanation.

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Its summer time and im assuming most people got there sticks about a year ago this time. Probably just breaking because of the time.
I've broken 3 in the past month. All were purchased back in January.

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Because the sticks keep getting lighter. Lighter sticks are lighter due to less materials thus making them more fragile. I'll never ever buy a top end stick. If you notice, they are the ones that are always breaking. Case in point, Easton RS vs. Easton S7. I know guys using the same S7 3x a week for years and these are big, strong guys that take their share of slap shots.

Try getting 2 years out of an RS. Lucky to get 2 months.

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A few months ago I broke two sticks within a few games of each other. With one, the blade snapped when it got stuck in a crack in the boards and the second it just split in two when I blocked a shot (stick on stick, not puck on stick). They were both nice sticks too, it was depressing . Otherwise, no.

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