Dougie Hamilton vs Morgan Rielly
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11-17-2012, 12:45 PM
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So logically, being white makes one a better hockey player.
Tough to say since there's not that many black hockey players to choose from. I would say socio-economic status has a lot to do with hockey though since it's a game that needs to be developed (due to everything about it being unnatural as opposed to football and basketball which are more natural sports if you're a great athlete). The best way to be developed is through expensive travel teams and private ice time which obviously directly relates to socio-economic status. So it may indirectly go back to race since whites are on average much wealthier than blacks but I doubt there's any direct cause as may be the case for football/basketball/sprinting/etc.
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