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06-01-2005, 04:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Evil Sather
and hockeydb lists Mike York at 5'10... I'm 5'8 and met him, and was eye level. Take pro hockey heights with a grain of salt... junior teams have no reason to lie.
Across the board, no matter where you go, hockey teams embellish player heights. It's not just because they get compensation if a player does get signed to an NHL contract but because they like to see their players move on.

In my last AAA season I was 5'7 but listed as 5'9. The weight is usually 5-10lbs higher too. By the time I got to junior I was 5'8 (part of the reason why I'm no longer playing... ) and my teams were wanting to list me as 5'11.

I look forward to seeing this Hollweg character in a Ranger uniform for at least one game. Does he play with the energy of somebody like Tootoo? I really know nothing about him.

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