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Statistics About The Average Nhl Player Height

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"The average height of an NHL player in the 1974-75 season was approximately 5 feet, 11 inches."

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"In the 2019-2020 NHL season, the average height of players was about 6 feet 1 inch."

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Statistic 3

"The average NHL player's height increased by nearly 2 inches between the mid-1980s and early 2000s."

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"The height of the NHL's tallest player, Zdeno Chara at 6 feet 9 inches, is significantly above the average height of an NHL player."

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"As of the 2021 NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks had the highest average player height at 6 feet 2 inches."

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"Between the 2010-2011 and 2019-2020 NHL seasons, the average player height remained relatively stable at around 6 feet 1 inch."

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"The shortest player in the NHL 2021, Nathan Gerbe at 5 feet 4 inches, is significantly below the league's average player height."

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"In the 2013-2014 NHL season, 50% of the players were 6 feet 1 inch or taller."

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"Forwards in the NHL, on average, are slightly shorter than defensemen and goaltenders."

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Statistic 10

"There has been an upward trend in the average height of an NHL player from the late 1960s to the 2010s."

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"As of the 2017-2018 NHL season, the average height for defensemen was 6 feet 2 inches."

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"The average NHL player's height in the 1951-52 season was 5 feet 10 inches."

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"In the 1980s, NHL players' average height was under 6 feet."

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"By the late 1990s, the average height of a player in the NHL had increased to 6 feet 1 inch."

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"During the 2019-2020 NHL season, 40% of players were 6 feet 1 inch tall."

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"In the 2000-2001 NHL season, the average height of an NHL player was 6 feet 1 inch."

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Statistic 17

"In the 2010-2011 NHL season, only 14% of players were under 6 feet tall."

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Statistic 18

"The 1970-71 season showed a significant increase in the average height of an NHL player to 6 feet."

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Statistic 19

"The Montreal Canadiens, as of the 2020-2021 NHL season, had the lowest average player height at 5 feet 11 inches."

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