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Hockey Sticks are Personal

From Rick Sadowski at the Rocky Mountain News,

The two most important pieces of hockey equipment, according to Milan Hejduk, are his skates and his sticks.

“Everything else is pretty much the same,” the Avalanche right wing says. “These two are pretty personal. Everybody likes different things.”

But even that is changing in what has become a high-tech world of hockey equipment. The wooden stick, once considered as essential as ice, has become rarer than a bench-clearing brawl.  Of the more than 700 players employed by the 30 NHL teams, it’s believed only 13 still are using wooden sticks.

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