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01-19-2013, 12:58 PM
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Johnny Engine
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Originally Posted by eva unit zero View Post
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.
Here's a fun one: I'm Canadian, right handed and shoot right because my dad is left-handed and he had right-shooting sticks around the house all the time. Probably partially explains why I was never awesome at stickhandling, but could get a decent shot off.

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