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05-19-2011, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Millhaus View Post
Stevens was a man at 18. Strength was not then nor would it ever be an issue with him. There haven't been many more physically ready to jump from juniors to the NHL than him in the history of the league. Using him as an example of 'well it worked for him so everyone should be handled the same way' isn't appreciating how incredibly unique of a physical specimen at 18 he was.
5'11" 190. Was he a work out freak in 1982? He sure added plenty of mass in the years after that.

Alzner was what, 6'2 205? Told me he wanted to lose weight and get down to 195.

I think in the grand scheme of discussing prospects developement, they had both filled out just fine. Brute strength wasnt Alzner's game, regardless.

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