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08-21-2012, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Cyclones Rock View Post

I used to argue with a local Cincinnati hockey authority about DD's future. He would point out that there were no undrafted sub 5'9" players from the QMJHL who had ever played 100 NHL games. I never bothered researching his facts, but acquiesced to the likelihood that it was true. Nonetheless, I still was astounded by what I had seen in DD and was fairly certain that after his first full AHL season, that he could break that mold.
That guy is probably right (if we exclude pre-draft era). I thought Gilles Thibeaudeau would fit that description, but it appears he was 5'10. Stéphane Lebeau was also 5'10.

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