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11-12-2012, 11:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Ashasx View Post
Back up this claim with facts.
Sure.

Looking at the 2007/2008 season here are all players listed under 6'0 in the top 20 scorers in their respective league and their height. Bolded denotes a player who has succeeded in the NHL:

WHL:

2. Colin Long- 5'10
3. Colton Yellow Horn- 5'9
4. Tyler Ennis- 5'8
5. Steve DaSilva- 5'10
8. Dan Gendur- 5'10
10. Oscar Moller- 5'10
12. Jason Reese- 5'10
13. Jason Bast- 5'9
18. Kruise Reddick- 5'9
20. Brandon Campos- 5'10

Note: this top 20 includes Mark Santorelli (1), Jordan Eberle (15).

OHL:

1. Jusin Azevedo- 5'7
6. Chris Terry- 5'10
7. Jack Combs- 5'9
8. Mike Swift- 5'8
11. Justin DiBenedetto- 5'11
12. John Hughes- 5'10
20. Adam Perry- 5'10

Note: this top 20 includes John Tavares (3), Luca Caputi (4), Steven Stamkos (5), Dustin Jeffrey (9), Josh Bailey (10), Matt Beleskey (13), Cody Hodgson (17), Taylor Hall (18).

QMJHL:

1. Mathieu Perreault- 5'10
2. Claude Giroux- 5'11
3. Francis Pare- 5'9
5. Dean Ouellet- 5'10
6. Chris DiDomenico- 5'10
8. Francois Bouchard- 5'11
9. Brett Morisson- 5'10
11. Toby Lafrance- 5'8
12. Stefano Giliati- 5'10
13. Cedric McNicoll- 5'10
15. Kelsey Tessier- 5'8
16. Tomy Joly- 5'10
17. Dany Masse- 5'10
19. Benjamin Breault- 5'10
20. Scott Howes- 5'11

Note: top 20 includes Jakub Voracek (4)

NCAA

1. Nathan Gerbe- 5'5
3. Chad Kolarik- 5'11
5. Ryan Lasch- 5'9
6. Simon Lambert- 5'11
7. Joe Whitney- 5'7
8. Ben Smith- 5'10
12. Vince Rocco- 5'10
13. Pete MacArthur- 5'10
14. Garrett Roe- 5'8
15. T.J. Oshie- 5'11
16. Chris Margott- 5'10
19. Tim Kennedy- 5'10
20. Mike Radja- 5'11

Note: top 20 includes Ryan Jones (9), Andreas Nodl (17)

Past Hobey Baker award winners in last 10 years:

2012- Jack Connolly- 5'8
2011- Andy Miele- 5'8
2007- Ryan Duncan- 5'6
2005- Marty Sertich- 5'8
2003- Peter Sejna- 5'10

Note: last 10 includes Blake Geoffrion, Matt Gilroy, Matt Carle, Jordan Leopold

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