Originally Posted by Riverdome
Yes but in the same cut the player signs a document that I assume says "I Ryan Kesler certify that the stick I provided was game-used. I don't ask Panini to do any more than get that signature. If Ryan lied so be it, IMO that isn't on Panini.
Better question - that stick appeared to be wooden, I thought virtually everyone had moved on to some sort of metal/composite?
I think it is the responsibility of the company not the player to make sure they are actually game used. I can send you a rock and say its from the moon.