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08-11-2013, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by LetsBeReality View Post

Barely a difference between 5'9 and 6' ?? Are you serious ? I'm no mathematician, but I'm pretty sure there's a 3" difference. 3" allows a play to be much heavier, longer reach.. so much more. Ridiculous statement.

The reason Mason Raymond did not look much different than Roy is because he's not 6". He's about 5"10 and a half.

And lastly; Yes. The threshold for height to be successful in the NHL is probably about 5'8 - 5'9. In all pro sports there's a physical minimum each player has to take. (There's always rare exceptions) So what's hilarious is the why wouldn't the min height requirement for a greatly successful career be about 5'9 ????! So much facepalm here.
Raymond is a legit 6 feet, Roy is more like 5'8''. Seen them both.

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