What flex stick does Connor McDavid use?

What flex stick does Connor McDavid use?

McDavid says the flex he uses is “pretty stiff, actually”. He uses an 85 flex that’s cut down a bit. He explains his stick, curve, and flex in the YouTube video below. He says he’s a guy who doesn’t shoot a lot and likes to have the puck on his stick and perform stick handling.

What Flex does Crosby use?

100 flex stick
Sidney Crosby uses a 100 flex stick, higher than you may imagine for a skilled player.

How is Flex stick calculated?


  1. Divide the player’s weight (in lbs.) by two. Example: for a player who weighs 180 lbs., 180 ÷ 2 = 90.
  2. Adjust for strength and height. Round up for taller and stronger players.
  3. Adjust for stick length. If adding more than 3 inches, go up in flex.

What flex should a 7 year old use?

Hockey Stick Length and Flex Sizing Chart

Age Group Height Recommended Shaft Flex
Youth (3-5) 3’0″ – 3’10” 35 Flex
Youth (6-8) 50 – 80 lbs. 3’10” – 4’8″
Junior (7-13) 70 – 110 lbs. 4’4″ – 5’1″
Intermediate (11-14) 95 – 125 lbs. 4’11” – 5’4″

What curve does McDavid actually use?

The curve is like a P92 but the blade shape is an exact copy of the easton Iginla (basically the curve is like a deeper/more curved iginla). This curve is very versatile, with the highlight obviously being lightning fast hands due to the blade shape.

What flex stick should my kid use?

Do any NHL players use intermediate sticks?

if pros’ sticks could be split into senior/intermediate categories, yes, there are lots of pros who use intermediates. however, the sticks the pros get aren’t quite retail, even the top shelf stuff.

Do NHL players use stick extensions?

They break despite technological advances that turn carbon fiber into virtual extensions of a hockey players hands. They are custom made for NHL players, crafted and finessed into a single piece. Shots, too, can do damage as players do anything, especially in the playoffs, to stop or deflect a puck as Kunitz did.

What should the Flex value be on a hockey stick?

Here is a chart that shows the usual flex values in hockey sticks: 1 Youth = 40 flex 2 Junior = 50 flex 3 Mid or Intermediate flex = 60-75 flex 4 Regular flex = 85 flex 5 Stiff flex = 100 flex 6 Extra stiff = 110 flex More

Do you need an intermediate or higher flex stick?

Yes higher flex sticks tend to break easier. Also an intermediate would not be as durable as a senior shaft. Yes higher flex sticks tend to break easier. Also an intermediate would not be as durable as a senior shaft. Say I had a 85 flex stick and I added a plug, to make it 2″ taller what would the flex become?

What kind of flex rating does Ovechkin use?

What flex does Ovechkin use? 1 Alex Ovechkin: 80 Flex CCM Hockey Stick 2 Auston Matthews: 80 Flex Bauer Hockey Stick 3 Connor McDavid: 85 Flex CCM Hockey Stick 4 Leon Draisaitl: 95 Flex Warrior Hockey Stick 5 Mitch Marner: 85 Flex True Hockey Stick

How old do you have to be to flex a hockey stick?

Junior shafts are generally for young players, while intermediate shafts are made for youth and adults, and senior stick are typically used by players 14 years of age and up. The flex also varies depending on the shaft type.