“Hope skates on”

A nice read from Corey Masisak at TWT:

Zach Miskovic was called a “little, skinny runt” as a teenager. Jake Hauswirth was always smaller than the other kids on his team. Michael Dubuc was crushed the first time draft day came and went without his name being called.

For a few hundred kids every year, their path to professional hockey starts at the draft. For those who aren’t that lucky, not being drafted is far from a death knell for their aspirations. Maybe more than in any other major sport, there are several ways for hockey players to be discovered. For some, spending a week at the Washington Capitals’ development camp has been the crack in the door they needed…

Also, check out his final thoughts from development camp.

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