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07-01-2013, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Stray Wasp View Post
In 96-97 Ken Hodge Jnr. (once a 30-goal scorer in the NHL), scored 16 goals and 29 assists in 34 BISL games. Make of that what you will.


In a sense, the remarkable thing about Hand is that he should have had a natural talent so far ahead of his fellow Brits.
I said this same thing earlier.

It really doesn't matter how shiny of a diamond he may have been. The fact that a diamond came from THAT rough is incredible. It speaks of massive natural ability. It's like finding someone with a competent array of boxing skills, honed in the jungles of Borneo against monkeys.

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