Boiling a stick will not do much, you need direct heat, on the blade, usually with a propane blow trorch. I simply look for a stick with as much curve as I like and buy it.
Having "too much curve" makes it harder to receive a pass, or to shoot a backhand shot. The puck will just dribble off the end of the blade.
All good points. However they only apply to a wooden blade. You cannot reshape a carbon fiber blade without significantly weakening it or completely ruining it. As said, there are a lot of different curve patterns to choose from these days, so I suggest trying out a few of your buddies' sticks to see what pattern you like, and simply buy it.
correction..........u can curve a full fibre glass hockey stick....i have alot of them and ive dun it before and it makes a sweet curve.....so dont listen to whoever wrote that bull
The blade at the end of a stick is called a "Bayonet".
1.) Find a stick 2.) Find a blade 3.) carve your name into the stick with the assistance of the blade 4.) get a life
You can curve the blade of your hockey stick by using a small propane torch and gently heat the blade (without burning it) and using gloves so as not to burn your hands. The fiberglass coating will melt a little allowing you to bend a curve in the blade. After you have the desired curve, put the blade in cool water. The blade should hold the curve. You can straighten the blade the same way. Note: You can get a penalty (and lose the stick) if the blade is too curved. 1/2" is the maximum allowed in the NHL.
The shaft and blade.
Yes you could saw off the blade of a one piece stick and then go to a store and put on a new blade
when the blade of the stick is on the ground cut it where your nose is when you are on skates
The taper is either how thin the blade gets, or the curve of a blade.
The hockey stick is shaved with a blade. no--how do you shape the blade?--how do youn make the toe round and thin?
On the hockey stick, you have the shaft (the part you hold), and the blade (the part that touches the ice). In the blade, you have the Heel, which is the part connected to the shaft. Then you have the toe, which is the tip of the blade, or the end which does not connect to the shaft.
Yes, you should use curved hockey stick as it makes passing, shooting, and stick handling better. There are two types of curves(right and left) and you should chose the stick which corresponds with the way you shoot. If this is your first hockey stick and you don't know which way you shoot yet, then a stick with a non-curved blade will do short-term.