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01-26-2010, 06:40 AM
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Staal (P91A) Bauer Blade

Has anyone ever used this curve? just curious to see how it is. I've been using the PM9 Malkin for a while, and was thinking about tryin a new curve. thanks in advance!

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EXACTLY the same situation with me, looks weird but idk...could be interesting.

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I use a Warrior Kovalev, which is almost identical to the Staal pattern, just slightly more open than the Staal, I believe.

Honestly, I love it. I can take low, hard slapshots with it if I'm blasting it from the point, and I can get the puck up high pretty quick on snappers if I'm in tight. Because the curve is at the heel, it makes the rest of the blade (out to the toe) quite flat which gives me a decent backhand, but also allows me to pass well on both my forehand and backhand too.

Only thing I've ever really had trouble with is flipping the puck up really soft and high, like lobbing it out of the zone on a PK or flicking it to the ref for a faceoff. That might be because of the open curve though, so it might not be as bad with the Staal since it's not quite as open. Or it could mean my mechanics are terrible. I think I'll blame the stick.

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Only thing I've ever really had trouble with is flipping the puck up really soft and high, like lobbing it out of the zone on a PK or flicking it to the ref for a faceoff. That might be because of the open curve though, so it might not be as bad with the Staal since it's not quite as open. Or it could mean my mechanics are terrible. I think I'll blame the stick.
always a good call.

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I also went from a Pm9 to a P91 and I love it.

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I think it is personally the toughest curve to shoot with. I normally use a Boyes curve, so when i tried the Staal curve i was literally able to put the puck over the glass from the top of the crease

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I think it is personally the toughest curve to shoot with. I normally use a Boyes curve, so when i tried the Staal curve i was literally able to put the puck over the glass from the top of the crease
wrist shots? slapshots? or both? I mean, I can do the same with thing a Pm9, but i could control it. cant you still hit the net?


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wrist shots? slapshots? or both? I mean, I can do the same with thing a Pm9, but i could control it. cant you still hit the net?
I cant hit the net from anywhere with it really, even slapshots for me from the blueline seem to hit high up on the glass. It could very well have to do with the fact that i normally use a blade that is almost straight as possible.

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I cant hit the net from anywhere with it really, even slapshots for me from the blueline seem to hit high up on the glass. It could very well have to do with the fact that i normally use a blade that is almost straight as possible.
Ok thanks for the help!

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If you want to shoot top tit sexy goals then do it. But also you shoot it over the net a lottt. I have the Staal curve I like it believe it or not.

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I'm all about the top tit sexy goals, all day er' day.

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