“He’s paid his dues and got here with hard work and compete and a lot of teams respect that and appreciate guys like that.” – Kamloops Blazers GM Craig Bonner on J.C. Lipon
Skill is an immediately attractive abstract. It sticks out from the average. It’s hard to ignore. It inspires giddiness around the prospect of what it will become capable of as it sprouts. And it’s a natural wonder.
Anyone can pick out who is the most skilled player on the ice.