Recently I broke my cherished eight-year-old wooden hockey stick, so with a heavy heart I began the confusing process of choosing a new stick. Having only used wooden hockey sticks in the past I thought I would just replace it with a similar stick. So I was dumbstruck when I started to search the web and got bombarded with options for composite and wooden sticks of varying weight, lengths and shapes. After days of research and a bit of experience I thought I’d publish my findings to help other hockey players when choosing their next stick.
Long gone are the days of hockey sticks made purely from wood and wrapped with a bit …