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02-22-2010, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by donGjohnson View Post
Honestly, that's because of ignorance in the United States, generated by morons who only played baseball thinking hockey is the same. Consequently, many beginners grip a hockey stick the same way as a baseball bat Point being, most right handed people I've presented with the choice when they begin hockey, without anyone suggesting it to them, pick a "LH" stick. Right hand on top makes sense for probably 70% of right handed people. The huge misnomer is that people assume people who have their dominant hand on top just shows a lack of hockey understanding. Hands don't generate real shooting power, proper weight transfer does.
I have never thought about the why's and what not, i just notice a lot more righties then lefties.

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