AJHL player stands tall
The Drumheller Dragons are over halfway through their AJHL schedule and sit a disappointing sixth in the south division.
But the Dragons have a player on their team that is turning heads everywhere he goes.
Centre Sean Sanford stands an astonishing 6'9" and hails from Phoenix, Arizona.
He's had an amazing hockey journey that has taken him from Arizona to Colorado to Montana. That's where the Dragons discovered him playing in a Tier 3 league in Missoula.
Sanford is well aware of how he stands out on the ice and that has it's pros and cons, not the least of which is getting into scraps with shorter opponents.
Sanford actually had a 'Gordie Howe' hattrick in Drumheller's 5-1 win over the Canucks - a goal, an assist and a fight.
His stick is 6'2" in length, taller than the majority of players in the AJHL, and he has to use extensions, or plugs, to make it that large.
On top of his on-ice impressiveness, Sanford is slick in school, scoring a perfect 800 on his SAT math exams.