Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Winnwell Pro480 Hockey Stick Review

For all you hockey fans, here we have a review of the Winnwell Pro480, an exclusive stick that can be purchased from Canadian Tire for $99.00. Winnwell markets this stick as the lightest stick available for under $100, as the stick only weighs--you guessed it, 480 grams. This stick was refreshed and improved, and is now known as the GX8. It has a 100% carbon graphite construction with a 12K graphite weave for extreme performance and durability. It's not for beginners, but for more experienced players. The shaft has a nice smooth matte finish that will allow you to move your glove freely up and down.

I bought this stick and tested it out on the ice, and indeed it was nice and light and I was able to get shots off quite quickly. The one piece composite construction was quite sturdy and strong initially, but a few weeks into games I noticed the started to chip easily around the toe of the blade. I don't go around chopping sticks or banging blades on the ice, so maybe others were playing D on me pretty hard. But aside from that, the stick still held up all season long and I was able to score some pretty nice goals!

The sub-$100 stick market is a very competitive one. We see so many sticks priced at $99 or less, or for $20-30 more. The Winnwell Pro480 is by far one of the best 'bangs for your buck' if you're looking for a durable one piece composite stick. At 480 grams, it very light and will enable you to 'dangle' with the puck and get off those one timers a bit faster than heavier sticks. I enjoyed this stick and it definitely made an impact on my game. Let me know if you've ever used the Pro480!

Learn more by checking out Winnwell's website.


  1. Winnwell Pro480 Hockey is my favorite bat because it is suitable for me and it has many feature which I like most. I have a blog like your site where you may find many information about many kinds of sport.

  2. I purchased this stick and tried it out on the ice, and without a doubt it was decent and light and I could get shots off rapidly. The one piece composite development was entirely tough and solid at first, however a couple of weeks into amusements I saw the began to chip effortlessly around the toe of the sharp edge. I don't go around cleaving sticks or slamming cutting edges into the ice, so perhaps others were playing D on me entirely hard. In any case, beside that, the stick still held up throughout the entire season and I could score some really pleasant objectives!

    Vicki S. Palacios

  3. Oh, there are all nice photo. A buyer can choose and buy this easily. Thanks for share.

  4. This is very good hockey stick, i have used it several times.

    Jon A.

  5. fantastic piece of hockey gear. My friend has it, it's really good.


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