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Best Low Kick Point Hockey Sticks of 2016

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The low kick stick, a stick with the goal of providing the quickest shot release possible while sacrificing the least amount of power as possible. The secret to scoring on an NHL goaltender, admitted by pros such as James Neal and Jonathan Quick, is the release of a shot. The quicker the release, the less time the goalie has to react, giving a better chance to score. The “kick” point of a stick is where the stick will store and transfer the energy put into a shot, as the name suggests, a low kick stick has the “kick” point lower...

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30 Hockey Stick Terms You Should Know When Buying a Stick

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Here is a blog that we put together. We have a lot of great feedback and thanks from our customers so I thought I would share it with you folks as well. 1 - A One Piece - A composite hockey stick where the blade and shaft are fused together and ready for use. Almost all pro players now use a one piece stick because they can be well balanced, lightweight and give players superior feel for the puck and harder shots. 2 - A Two Piece - A shaft and blade combination that come as separate units. The shaft...

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Top 10 Christmas List from Markham Pro Sports

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Happy holidays from us at Markham Pro Sports. We hope the season has been a success so far - not only in the standings, but with team bonding & having a great time together. This is a a care package with our Recommended Christmas Items to make your life a little easier this holiday season. We know shopping gets stressful, so if you need any assistance, come by the store and ask one of our expert staff. We will gladly help you out. OUR TOP 10 RECOMMENDATIONS:1. Green Biscuit/Green Snipe ($17.99)2. CCM SuperTacks Pro Model Sticks (Regular price $329.99. Pro...

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What is the Best Skate Blade on the Market Today?

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There are many aspects to the game of hockey from a mental, physical and equipment standpoint and none of it would matter without the actual hockey skate. Pro skates come in a multitude of options: from the tongue, to the liner, or even the amount of eyelets a skate has. One of the most important aspects of a hockey player's equipment, and the item that goes the MOST UNNOTICED/UNCARED FOR when it comes down to it, is one's skate blades. For your blades, you have a few options: - Stock Steel, - Step Steel, - Bauer LS2/LS3/LS4 and - Black...

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Junior Players Favourite Sticks (or so we think!)

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We see junior players coming in all the time from Markham, Stouffville, Pickering, Toronto, Uxbridge, GTA, York Region and pretty much all over!! We always take the time to try and ask the right questions to gain a better understanding of what the hottest stick on the market is and what stick is garnering the most discussions in the dressing rooms amongst the lads on the squad. We also talk with equipment managers and coaches as to what they value when picking out a stick. In my opinion here are the top three things they considered: 1 - The Curve...

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