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01-19-2013, 11:59 AM
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Of course, but when your smaller (under 5'11) your skill level HAS to be higher than guys between (6 - 6'3).
If Rocco Grimaldi had the exact same skillset, and was 3 inches taller, he would be a cant miss prospect.
And if Paul gaustad had the skill of a guy like Whitney, he'd be one of the best players in the NHL. What's your point?
I don't, and never have, seen any point in pointing out size like its this massive insurmountable obstacle. It's an obstacle no doubt, but so is skill if your a 6 foot 3 guy without any hockey sense. Why size needs to be pointed out more than anything else is beyond me.
And before someone starts talking about me having a size complex and being defensive, I'm actually about the same size as Tyler Myers...
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