A 20% quicker release speed. A significantly decreased weight across all flexes improves release speed for rec players learning to shoot the puck, giving you more confidence. Lighter and improved balance point Reducing weight across all flexes brings in a new level of performance and balance through the Bauer X Series line. Great feel. Built on a Vapor mold with rounded corners to provide a great feel. Features an easy-to-load construction if you're a rec level player just wanting to have fun out on the ice.