Jordan Subban steps into draft spotlight 

March, 1, 2013

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Escapability. While unrecognized by orthodox glossaries, the made-up noun is popular in today's contact-sport jargon. Like its more conventional stepsiblings (i.e., speed, strength, intelligence), the skill of being able to evade aggressive capture -- a football tackle or a hockey body-check -- is roundly admired. You can't crush what you can't catch. And defenseman Jordan Subban has "escapability" coming out the wazoo.

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