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    Default Height and weight listings--Do some players suffer from growth-hormone disease?

    Sometimes Mike Amadio is 6'. Other times he's 6'3"" A bunch of other times, he's 6'1".

    http://www.dobberprospects.com/mike-amadio/

    http://www.dropyourgloves.com/Player...x?Player=89612

    After years of being 6'4", Kopi is now 6'3".

    Other players whose height and/or weight have fluctuated significantly are Nic Dowd, Nick Shore, Drew Doughty (6', or 6'1"?),
    Derek Forbort (drafted at 6'6", is now 6'4"), and probably at least 1 or 2 others.

    Could this be the result of some growth hormone-related disease?


    I realize weight can fluctuate, but height as well?

    Occasionally, a player's Junior measurements are listed, and this is one cause.

    But for the rest of the time, what's up?

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    Kinda like here, when sometimes there's one thread on a certain subject, and sometimes there's two!

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    Sometimes they cheat and get measured with skates on

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    Johnny Brodzinsky currently listed at 218 lbs.

    If that's true, he's gonna' be sloooooow.

    Michael Mersch currently listed at being down to 213 lbs.
    If that's accurate, he should be quicker this year.
    He'll make up for Brodz.

    https://www.nhl.com/kings/news/la-ki...er/c-291016854
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    Maybe, they are drinking brain and nerve tonic.




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    Lots of hockey players have astonishing growth spurts weeks after being drafted.

    Paul Kariya grew three inches.

    Our own Mikey Squid grew at least two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yog S'loth View Post
    Lots of hockey players have astonishing growth spurts weeks after being drafted.

    Paul Kariya grew three inches.

    Our own Mikey Squid grew at least two.
    If squid is really 5'9, then Im really 6'0 lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yog S'loth View Post

    Paul Kariya grew three inches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by triplcrown View Post
    Sometimes Mike Amadio is 6'. Other times he's 6'3"" A bunch of other times, he's 6'1".

    http://www.dobberprospects.com/mike-amadio/

    http://www.dropyourgloves.com/Player...x?Player=89612

    After years of being 6'4", Kopi is now 6'3".

    Other players whose height and/or weight have fluctuated significantly are Nic Dowd, Nick Shore, Drew Doughty (6', or 6'1"?),
    Derek Forbort (drafted at 6'6", is now 6'4"), and probably at least 1 or 2 others.

    Could this be the result of some growth hormone-related disease?


    I realize weight can fluctuate, but height as well?

    Occasionally, a player's Junior measurements are listed, and this is one cause.

    But for the rest of the time, what's up?
    As a military member who is an expert at manipulating my own height and weight, I can tell you height can fluctuate depending on spinal compression

    The day before our physical fitness test, I invert on my inversion table for one hour
    This gives me an extra inch in height

    I also get my neck jacked-up in diameter to 17.5" so that the proportion of neck to waist is higher--giving me a lower body fat percentage if I get height/weight-ed

    Also, some players may measure X.5 inches. For example, 73.5". Some doing the height and weight might round that down, others round it up
    In the military we are supposed to round up, but not all those doing the measurements know the rule

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