Your hockey stick is no doubt one of the most important pieces of hockey equipment. In this article, we are going to take a look at the best hockey sticks 2020 has to offer.

Sports Zone has been operating in Waterloo for over 16 years, and we are proud to be a premier local leader in the hockey equipment industry. Whatever stick you are looking for, we can help you get it.

Now, let's dig in and list the best sticks from 2019, and take a look at what you can expect in the coming year.

Best Hockey Sticks 2020 – The Ultimate Guide

CCM RibCor Trigger 4

The game keeps getting faster, which is why more and more players are moving to Ribcor sticks for the ultimate quick-release shot.

Weight: 395 Grams
Length: 60"
Measured Product: 60" P29 85 Flex
Construction Material: SigmaTex
Kick Point Position: Low
Shaft Design: X-Flow shaft
Blade Construction: Agility Blade
Tapered: Ribcor Asymmetric taper
Warranty: 30 Days
Family: Ribcor

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CCM’s all-new Agility Blade is found on the Trigger 4 Pro. The new, thin profile allows for more linear flex, improving the quick release while still maintaining the torsional strength required for top-notch accuracy. The Agility Blade is both soft and hard, which is proven to be a great combination for a player who wants to fire off quick, strong shots. 

For the materials used in the Ribcor Trigger 4 Pro, CCM includes their high-quality Sigmatex technology. This high-performance spread tow fabric features an advanced weaving process that provides strength and resilience without sacrificing weight. Sigmatex gives you the feel you want and the structural strength you require from a stick as an elite player.

The RibCor Trigger 4 is a lightweight, durable, and extremely consistent hockey stick in all aspects of play, and will remain one of the best hockey sticks 2020 has to offer.

Bauer Supreme ADV

The Supreme ADV features Bauer's new Sonic Taper Technology. It reduces weight, improves stability, and creates an energy transfer down through the stick for a faster and more powerful release. 

Weight 375g
Flex Point Optimized Flex Profile
Shaft Construction Sonic Taper Technology
Blade Construction FastCore Technology
Material ACL - Advanced Carbon Layering
Length 65”
Grip Yes
Warranty 30 Days

Additionally, the Bauer Supreme ADV comes with FastCore - this is their new blade core, created with two different foams and fused together. The strike zone in the middle of the blade helps maximize energy and the outer area is designed to reduce weight.

In total, the Supreme ADV weighs only 375 grams - the lightest Supreme stick ever. An optimized flex profile also allows you to lean much easier into the shots and achieve maximum release velocity on every type of shot.

Sports Zone is proud to have been chosen to offer this limited-edition product. The Bauer Supreme ADV was released on October 12, 2019 in limited quantities. To learn more about this stick, contact us today

CCM Super Tacks AS2 

Now, this is a stick built for power. The CCM Super Tacks AS2 hockey stick delivers cutting-edge technology and optimized design to make it “a modern mid-kick performance powerhouse.”

If you're interested in purchasing the Super Tacks AS2, you'll find everything you need here. From specs, to player comparables and reviews, we've got you covered with regards to the best hockey sticks of 2020!

This stick is built with power forwards, and hard shooting defensemen in mind, however, playmaking centres, snipers on the wings, and puck-moving defensemen will all appreciate the CCM Super Tacks AS2.

It’s designed for elite level players looking for maximum performance and durability, but can be used by players at all levels who want to take their game up a notch.

Bauer S19 Vapor Flylite

Bauer’s Vapor line is comprised of low-kick point sticks, built for players who take quick-motion shots, mostly shoot close to the net, and prefer release speed over power.

Length: 57"
Construction Material: DuraFlex resin
Kick Point Position: Low
Shaft Design: Asymmetrical TeXtreme
Blade Construction: AERO-SENSE 2
Tapered: XE Taper
Warranty: 30 Days
Family: Vapor

Bauer enhances the low-kick point in the Vapor Flylite with new technologies and many high-level features, helping to give you your quickest shot yet.

One of these new features is the XE taper. This new taper design uses a unique elliptical geometry with a thinner construction and more rounded edges.

These features help to decrease the weight of the stick while increasing your release speed. This updated design also helps stabilize the blade when taking one-timers or hard shots.

The Vapor Flylite can help you shoot like Patrick Kane

CCM JetSpeed 440

The CCM JetSpeed FT440 is one of the more affordable options when looking at the best hockey sticks 2020 has to offer.

Weight 400g (JR 50 Flex)
Flex Point Hybrid (Low-Mid)
Shaft Construction R-Geometry Shape
Blade Construction JS3
Material Carbon Fiber
Length 50 Flex - 52”
Grip Tacky Grip Coating
Warranty 30 Days

It features a Hybrid kick-point, bridging the gap between a lightning-fast shot release and great power!

This is achieved by a highly stiff flex zone sandwiched between two softer flex zones. This starts just below the JetSpeed logo and creates a hinge-line effect within the shaft.

This stick's versatile design allows players to get quick shots off in tight spaces as well as let heavy wrist shots fly from the blue line!

How to find the best hockey stick in 2020

At Sports Zone, we have a state of the art CCM stick fitter. With this system, you can handle a stick embedded with a chip and sensors that analyze how you shoot. You will then get a recommendation for the proper flex and curve for you!

The CCM Stick Fitter is designed to recommend the best stick for you, bringing pro-level insights to players of all ages and abilities. You get direct access to key knowledge and information to make the overall process of selecting and purchasing a stick simpler and more efficient.

Sports Zone is a serious player in the hockey stick market. Because we purchase our sports products in volume, we provide the same discount levels offered by national chains and big-box retailers.

Our price match promise means we won’t just match another store’s advertised price - we’ll beat it by an additional 5%! Sports Zone also has a trade-in program. Bring in your used equipment and get credit towards your next purchase!

Get The Best Hockey Sticks For 2020 At SportsZone

As Waterloo's largest independent sports retailer, we've provided thousands of athletes with the high-performance sports gear that helped them excel in their chosen sport - and we can do the same for you.

The Sports Zone difference, however, is our personalized level of service. We pledge to offer the customer a personal, small-store service experience but with all the sports equipment and apparel athletes need to excel at their sport.

Whether you need a skate sharpening, hockey equipment, skates, hockey sticks, goalie equipment, figure skates, or other sports equipment, Sports Zone has what you need at the best price, guaranteed!

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"Amazing store. Didn't know it existed. Alex in the store spent almost two hours with my son shooting pucks and helping him choose a stick that he loves. We'll definitely be back!"
- Luke Piasecki

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