Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Fredrik Modin on injured reserve and made several other moves to reduce their roster to 23 players heading into Saturday's opener against Minnesota.
General manager Scott Howson announced Tuesday that the veteran Modin, who has a knee injury, will start the year on IR.
The Blue Jackets also placed left-winger Alexandre Picard and defenceman Mathieu Roy on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the club's American Hockey League affiliate in Syracuse; returned left-winger Matt Calvert to the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League; and released defenceman Martin Skoula.

Monday, September 07, 2009

Select the right size hockey stick to play ice hockey

The first thing you need to do is select the type of hockey stick you want. Hockey sticks come in many different types and brands. You need to determine if you want a one piece hockey stick or one where you put on the hockey blade yourself. You will have to determine what type of shaft you want. Hockey stick come in many different materials. Wood hockey sticks are the cheapest but are also the heaviest. The light weight sticks are made of composites,carbon graphite,titanium and can get very expensive.