Best Left Handed Hockey Players Of All Time Who Are Right Handed

Updated: Feb 1

Some of the best ice hockey players in the world play or have played left handed despite using their right hand for other tasks, such as writing. Our article Should My Child Play Hockey Left Handed Or Right Handed? explains how to determine whether your child should play hockey left handed or right. We have also had experts discuss how it's not always as simple as right or left; many people are mixed dominant, and in some very rare cases even ambidextrous.

Related article: Differences Between Left Handed, Mixed Handed and Ambidextrous


Here are our top 10 left-handed hockey players with proof they are actually right handed:

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#10. Jonathan Toews

#9 Bobby Hull

#8 Bryan Trottier

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#7 Jean Beliveau

#6 Joe Sakic



#5 Mark Messier

#4 Bobby Orr

#3 Sidney Crosby

But, Crosby bats left handed:

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#2 Wayne Gretzky

#1 Connor McDavid


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