The N2700 offers a comfortable, contoured feel in the hands with slightly rounded corners and concave sidewalls. The stick material is Bauer’s R2 resin system with Unidirectional carbon fiber. The Nexus sticks offer great durability and responsiveness. The N2700 is a fused, two-piece stick bound together in the Bauer logo at the bottom of the shaft, offering good consistency top to bottom. The N2700 utilizes the Nexus Sweet Spot Technology for its mid-kick flex profile. All Nexus sticks are great for players who don’t need the quickness of the Vapor line or who don’t typically lean on and load up their shots like a Supreme-styled player—the Nexus offers the best of both sticks’ flex profiles.
The N2700 blade features the stick’s biggest upgrade with Bauer’s Max Balance Technology and Bauer’s AeroFoam I blade core technology. Stick weight is now reduced, but the stick still has all the durability and playability of a more expensive stick. The BimaX 3K carbon fiber weave is a twill design for a little more strength, durability, and puck-feel.
The Max Balance Technology also provides a 10 percent faster-releasing slap shot and a three percent faster-releasing wrist shot, two welcome and additional upgrades stemming from Bauer’s design advancements.
The stick feels lighter in the hands thanks to the N2700’s raised balance point. The senior 87 flex weighs about 415 grams, a weight reduction between 15 and 25 grams from the previous generation.
Bauer’s Nexus N2700 is a great stick for the performance-level player. Its mid-kick flex profile combined with Bauer’s durable R2 resin system and Unidirectional carbon fiber adds up to a lot of performance at a price point that’s designed to get you in the game.