The game used sticks used to make these bottle openers are procured directly from the NHL teams or official NHL partners. Today's players favor sticks made of carbon fiber, a lightweight material that can break during the course of the game. Tokens works primarily with broken sticks to create these bottle openers. After sticks are cut, sanded and fitted with opener hardware, a tamper-evident hologram is applied. Enter the hologram number at NHL Authentication for further information about the stick's history.