I hope Bettman is watching the WJC
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01-02-2004, 12:32 PM
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This argument never made sense to me.
Are their arms longer?
Is that extra size in the width of their bodies, to the point where the neutral zone is clogged up by a bunch of barrell-stomached oafs?
Even if the ice surface is increased, won't these big strong players (who, by the way, are faster on average than anyone in 1917) simply play the same sufficating defense between the blue lines and clutch and grab in the defensive corners?
Arm length is proportional to height.
Their arms are longer.