Thread: Leftys
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05-21-2008, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by PruBlue25 View Post
Here's an idea, the guys who started playing lefty were probably playing for much longer and therefore are probably better. If you started young and in some sort of organized setting when you were younger, you probably started lefty. If you started when you were a teen or in an unorganized setting, you probably started righty and you probably never had the experience these other guys have.
This is exactly it. People who were properly introduced to hockey usually shoot opposite-hand (righties shooting lefty and vice versa), and they're better players not as much because they shoot opposite-hand but because they were properly introduced to hockey, have more experience, etc.

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