Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/22/05 at 05:36 PM ET
It certainly wasn't an easy road Higgins traveled to make his way to the Montreal Canadiens. But it was one well worth the trip. Despite being told time and time again when he was growing up that he was too small to play in the NHL, Higgins soldiered on and battled his way through the hockey ranks to get the right people to notice his abilities. When he was in the eighth-grade a coach tried to discourage him from thinking about playing hockey at the high school varsity level, but the then-5-foot-5 frontliner didn't listen.
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