CCM TACKS 9080 STICK is designed with an optimized mid-kick point for a longer loading period which increases the energy stored. Shaft Technology: X-flow technology; an optimized molding allows for an increased durability and lighter weight. Blade: the ACU2 blade is a unique layup which allows us to have a light blade while maintaining the stiffness for a more accurate shot. Material: C6 weave on the blade and on shaft provides great all around stiffness and strength for added durability on the shaft and blade. Intermediate Geometry: designed with rounded corners and concave sides for better control and comfort.