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11-23-2012, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post
Good post...regarding his size. He looks to be very solidily built and he's only going to get stronger. I think height in hockey is somewhat overrated, strength and leverage is not and he has both of those attributes and I think it's safe to assume they'll only get better

I also think his poise with the puck and strength on the puck are also going to be at elite level when he reaches the NHL, which is a HUGE advantage.
Tall players skating well have the reach advantage on smaller players, what is a real advantage considering how tight the room is on the ice these days..

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