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11-10-2008, 03:28 PM
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I was using Lemieux but can't find those patterns anymore. I've switched to a Sakic but my slapper is a little off and my backhand sucks. I like a mid-heel curve but the mid curve and bigger curve seem to have me off a little.

Can someone tell me how the Iggy pattern would compare with those?
It's short and thin, but it's very much a mid heel closed blade. Backhands are easy and it's very different from the Sakic, but I'm not really familiar with the Lemieux.

Having used both the Iginla and the Sakic though, the Sakic will give you a better zip to your wrist shots, but the Iginla is indeed better for backhands and slappers.

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What would a spezza be for, it's a 90, almost flat.

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does any body use a Spezza pattern?... I might want to try it out.

If so, what are the strengths and weaknesses of this pattern

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Nedved curve

I have a Titan TSM ASD 8000 with a Nedved curve, it has a slight crack so it feels dead, so I don't use it in games. I've been playing around with a couple different sticks but can't find one that give me as much power or accuracy, It's an old stick and I've been using it for a while. Is anyone familiar with this curve (cause I can't describe it) and who might have a similar one.

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Could you post a picture? If you want to match it against a few patterns, saw the blade off then end and take it with you to a pro shop, or just look around here: http://www.hockeymonkey.com/blade-pattern-chart.html

It's really not hard to describe a blade though. If it bends at the shaft it's a heel curve. Closer to the middle it's a mid curve. At the end, it's a toe curve.

If it's closed it has a flat front. Open, it twists upwards.

Lie is lie, it's the angle the stick lies at on the ground. Most all commercial blades are pretty similar.

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Malkins blade, flat like Crosby's, playmakers delight

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Maybe someone here can help me.

So, lately I've been using two extremes a Forsberg and a Thornton. I love my wrister with the Thornton but hate my backhand and vice versa for the Forsberg.

I'm looking for something in the middle of those two. I was thinking a Sakic/Draper, but wanted to know if there's something that might be a better option.


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Check out the Warrior Weight. It's a subtle mid curve that twists open a bit at the heel. Similar to the Sakic but milder in both curve and loft. It's based on the pro-stock "Darby" pattern which is very popular with pro players.

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