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01-18-2013, 01:19 AM
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Originally Posted by davebenj View Post
Being right handed, I shoot right which apparently most people don't. I've been told why a lot of people shoot with their non dominant hand on the bottom of the stick and the reasons why but I personally couldn't even imagine shooting left it feels so uncomfortable which is weird because I bat left handed in baseball but I do everything else right handed.
One explanation I've heard regarding shooting is this:

Canadian coaches and training teaches you to have your dominant hand on the top of the stick for strength and control when handling the puck as well as when digging in the corners, while American coaches teach the opposite for accuracy and power when shooting and passing.

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