Habs development camp will be held June 5-9 in Brossard
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06-03-2011, 09:45 AM
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: St. Raymond NDG/Mtl
Charlie Hodge once told me the story about how he got to try out for the Junior Habs. He got a call asking him to come to the rink. When he showed up he was so small that a coach thought he was a 12 year old who snuck in. The coach told him to go home. So the team called him back and asked him where the hell he was. So he returned and the same guy told him to shoo again. So he went back home to Lasalle a second time. And then he got a third phone call ordering him to come and stay regardless of what anybody told him. So he did.
Eventually he made the NHL and was a tandem with Jacques Plante.
So the point is some of these guys like Brendan Gallagher are so tiny they might get turned back at the door. They had better watch out for that.
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