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11-16-2012, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Sureves View Post
I already clarified that comment, what I meant was that it's statistically less likely for a 6 foot defenseman to make it as a star in the NHL and that Rielly is in fact a 6 foot defenseman.

Obviously that doesn't necessitate that he himself is less likely to be a star, just that statistically people of similar sizes have not fared all that well in the NHL. I happen to worry that he is part of that population that doesn't usually make it and accounts for only 26% of the population in the NHL.
It's also statistically less likely for people born with red hair to become NHL stars. It holds about as much merit as your heighth argument.

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