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#81 brett

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Posted 02 September 2011 - 10:43 PM

if i made better decisions and had some luck. was going to go to a private high school for hockey decided to stay local go to a school that didnt have hockey and be with my friends. Year after i graduated they started hockey. Then I probably would have went to college. I was confident I would have the skill to compete at a pro level but I knew that no matter how good I was or how big I was I would never make it.

maybe being a NHL players child or being born and raised in canada coulda helped too.

I see a lot of you had some bad luck with injuries. I played 6 years of hockey, maybe acquired a few bruises and I was a gritty player.

#82 BigWillieStyle

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Posted 03 September 2011 - 12:57 AM

When I read this, this is the first thing that came to mind.




Great thread Steve. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

And Yeah, I was also surprised at Young Doc Holiday. Maybe we'll have to change his name to Pre-Med Holiday instead. :hehe:

#83 55fan

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Posted 03 September 2011 - 09:44 AM

... if I didn't weigh as much as Jan Mursak and Drew Miller combined.

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Posted 03 September 2011 - 03:48 PM

we should start our own hockey franchise. I'll petition Verizon Arena in Little Rock to home-rink for us. 17,246 for Hockey, so if we could fill that...lol

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#85 WingZNut13

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Posted 03 September 2011 - 05:03 PM

I could have made it the NHL if i wasn't born in the South!

Sad really....
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#86 10 Minute Misconduct

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Posted 04 September 2011 - 02:50 AM

If i didn't quit when i was playing AAA at age 14.

Biggest fail of my life.

Edited by 10 Minute Misconduct, 04 September 2011 - 02:50 AM.

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#87 SuperNovaXll

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Posted 04 September 2011 - 03:18 PM

If my parents had money...

And if I didnt suck :hehe:
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#88 Konnan511

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Posted 04 September 2011 - 03:28 PM

I could make the NHL if the zombie apolcalypse happens.
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#89 Travis

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Posted 04 September 2011 - 03:32 PM

Since I spent my early 20's on tour and am about to graduate art school, it's fair to say that - 'I could have made it to the NHL if my upbringing had gone completely different'.

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