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Odds of NHL success by height - UPDATED WITH SECOND ROUNDERS TOO
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07-08-2011, 04:35 PM
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The percentage would still be the same. 1 of 10 is 10%, just like 10 of 100 is 10%. So you would really have to convert it from fractions to percent. But even without seeing the exact percentage it seems like he has a point.
There is a point, but the point is that the small guys have to be super talented and/or incredibly hard workers to even get drafted, thus the small sample size. That will make the success rate of top 6 forwards look better.
The fact is, though, picking a small guy isn't going to lead to a top 6 forward everytime, just like picking a 6 foot tall guy isn't going to lead to a top 6 forward everytime.
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