Why do people say he double hockey sticks? A euphemistic spelling of “hell,” referring to each L resembling a hockey stick in shape. “Oh yeah?” said Tommy to the schoolyard bully. “Well, you can go to H-E-double-hockey-sticks!”
What is an illegal curve on a hockey stick? The curve of the blade is subject to strict rules in all levels of hockey. If the curve exceeds 1/2 an inch, the player is generally given a minor penalty.  This can be tested by lying the stick flat, and attempting to slip a vertical dime under the blade without touching.
Do any NHL players still use a wood stick? Today in the NHL, almost no players still use wooden sticks. The main advantage that wooden sticks enjoy today is their low cost. This makes them a popular choice for street hockey.
Can you use both sides of a hockey stick? 5. How many sides of the hockey stick are you allowed to use? A player can only play the ball using the face of the stick. If you use the back side of the stick, it is a penalty and the other team will gain possession of the ball.