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11-18-2012, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Sureves View Post
But there is an intended relation to Rielly. What I'm saying is it's tough to make it as a 6,0 defenseman as evidenced by the fact that there are so few 6'0 defenseman, and that Rielly is a 6'0 defenseman and as such I question whether or not he's as much of a sure-thing as Hamilton is since they both appear to be of tremendous potential.
Rielly was actually measured closer to 6'1" at the combine. It's not a stretch that he'll grow at least half an inch. Being a 6'1" defenseman is fine. Especially with his hockey IQ and skating.

Also I don't know what you are saying about the whole "sure thing" stuff because numerous people including Bob Mckenzie and Brian Burke think that he could step into the NHL right away. Unless you're arguing that Rielly's (average) size puts a cap on just how good he can be.... Well then that's not very smart either.

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