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Today it's the 6'4" speed demon they want...5'8" players need not apply.
Seems the world is short or responsible defensemen and everyone claims to want them but every college that contacted my son their first question has been about how many points he had. Not his play on the PK or his + / -. No reward for being a defense first defensemen!
The way the Junior and club teams keep track and fail to post #'s they always have to ask. Heck, half of them can't produce a roster. The real answer to the question is, "do you play on the PP?"
Sorry, college scouts look at everything at their disposal and that includes stat sheets. Sorry, my kid didn't want to play for those easily impressed coaches anyway.