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02-19-2013, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Killer B View Post
It's fairly easy to find a few players who are and exception to the rule (Tim Thomas), but the fact remains - the average age a player enters the NHL is well under 27...

Kind of a cool site: http://www.quanthockey.com/Distribut...stribution.php

Really shows that if you haven't made it to the NHL by the age of 22/23, your odds of making it drop pretty dramatically.

I love Pevs btw... Had the chance to watch him pretty regularly when he played for the Milwaukee Admirals! Everybody knew he would be a star (as well as Weber, Rinne and Suter).
89 players in the last 10 years made their debut at 27 or older. Bourque was 22.

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