High School Hockey Game to Feature Wood Sticks

Created: 02/15/2013 7:31 PM KSTP.com

With the cost of hockey equipment climbing, two high school hockey teams are trying to prove you don't need the latest and greatest gear to play the sport.

The North St. Paul Polars tested out their new wooden sticks that they use against Mounds View in Saturday's night's game.   The Mustangs will also use wood sticks.

A stick manufacturer proposed the idea and the two teams agreed to swap their $200 composites for traditional $20 wood sticks.

All of the sticks were donated by the Torspo Company, which owns the old well-known Christian Brothers brand.

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