Some KK readers may recall a story I posted in mid-July regarding a new skate sharpening technique.Let’s see where it stands today…from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Known as the Flat Bottom V for the shape of the cut in the skate blade, it is currently the rage from beer leagues to the big leagues. In all, players on 22 of the NHL’s 30 teams are using the technique, some of them – from San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton to New Jersey Devils forward Zach Parise – among the top players in the game....Panthers forward Cory Stillman was passing through the dressing room as they were about to go on the ice and volunteered to act as the guinea pig.“Stillman said to us: ‘I can tell you in three strides if it’s good or not,’” Wilson recalled. “So he got out on it and took three or...

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