Introducing the Bauer Shadow Series Nexus 2N Pro ice hockey stick. This special, limited edition stick features a stealthy blacked-out look, built for pure performance, with a mid-kick design and a stiff blade. If you’re an elite player whose game benefits from the latest ideas and advancements in stick technology, the Nexus 2N Pro Shadow Seriesmay be the stick for you.
- R-Lite blade for reduced weight and improved feel
- Advanced Carbon Layering for more carbon and increased durability
- DuraFlex resin system for increased flexural strength and durability
- Monocomp one-piece design for superb shaft-construction consistency
- Sweet Spot Technology for superior mid-kick performance
- TeXtreme 18K carbon fiber for longer pop-life and impact protection
When purchasing a new hockey stick, there are many factors to consider ensuring you get the best model for your level and style of play. To start, it is important to focus on kick point. Finding the right kick point for your game will help take your shot, and your overall on-ice performance, to the next level. If you’re unsure which kick point suits you best, or you’re looking for an accurate assessment, visit your local Pure Hockey.
Bauer has put a new spin on the already popular and high performing 2N Pro model with sleek, edgy blacked out graphics. This specially designed stick is only out for a limited time on special release. Take your shot and leave your mark with the Shadow Series Bauer Nexus 2N Pro.
The 2N Pro Shadow Series stick features three significant upgrades. The first is in the blade, with Bauer’s R-Lite system. This is Bauer’s most commonly requested professional specification. Basically, Bauer has taken the 1X blade core and added a fiber-reinforced dampening layer between the carbon fiber and the core.
The 2N Pro Shadow Series blade is lighter, raising the stick’s balance point. The stick weighs 12 grams less than the 1N, in large part owing to the Advanced Carbon Layering system. Another technology carry-over, the ACL is a strategic layering process Bauer devised to allow for more carbon fiber in a tighter, more compressed space. The layering helps the 2N Pro stick provide a 15 percent faster slap shot release and a 12 percent faster snapshot release over the 1N. This process also allows Bauer to use fewer layers than in the past. Durability is still excellent, but the weight is reduced. And because the 2N Pro balance point is two centimeters higher than in the 1N, the stick both feels and plays that much lighter.
The shaft features Bauer’s DuraFlex resin system that’s replacing the older ElasTech material. ElasTech did a great job protecting against impacts but DuraFlex has 20 percent more flexural strength. When tension is put on the stick during shots, the DuraFlex will manage the tension that much better. So, on a mid-kick stick like the 2N Pro, pop-life will be extended, and players will experience a more efficient kick. With the 2N Pro Shadow Series’ Sweet Spot Technology and DuraFlex resin, players still get a quick shot release, but also all the power when they need it.
The Monocomp one-piece technology is another carry-over from the 1N, as is the TeXtreme 18K construction. The Monocomp provides consistency and excellent durability because the process helps reduce defects in the shaft wall construction. The 18K TeXtreme, meanwhile, is one of the best carbon fibers available—great against impacts and for maintaining pop-life.
If you play at an elite level where the differences between starting and sitting the bench come down to performance fractions, you’ll need the best gear available to get you in the game. If you’re looking for the extra edge, Bauer’s Nexus 2N Pro Shadow Series ice hockey stick is going to help you do some damage with a sleek, stealthy look.