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08-16-2012, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Frozenice View Post
For the same reason Gallagher got drafted in the 5th round or Desharnais never got drafted, it is all about their height, or rather their lack of it.
Yes, and it's a real handicap in a contact league playing a game where reach is an enormous factor. Also there's a lot of simple bias toward big bodies. The guys who overcome it need to be special. Ain't no 5'8" Rene Borques in the NHL that I can think of. But there's a ton of 6'2" guys who don't show half the effort and desire to improve those two guys have shown.

Hopefully Hudon has the desire and the discipline to make it.

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