The CCM RBZ 290 stick carries on the tradition of power that players expect from the RBZ family, but brings with it a new level of strength. Complete with Speed Pocket Construction, a Custom Kick Point and PowerHosel Technology, prepare yourself for a new era of shooting performance. BLADE The RBZ 290’s Speed Pocket Construction provides high C.O.R. for a great trampoline effect to maximize puck speed. TAPER The RBZ 290 features PowerHosel Technology. A rib inside the hosel helps maximize the energy transfer and increase durability. With all the different sticks available on the market, it can be hard to choose the right one. Not only are there many models, but curves and flexes can also be a challenge. Picking the right flex is a crucial step. If a player picks a stick that is too soft or too stiff they will not be able to load the stick efficiently. This chart was developed to help guide players, by using two simple criteria, weight and height.