Jordan Subban steps into draft spotlight
March, 1, 2013
By Victoria Matiash | ESPN Insider
Claus Andersen/Getty Imagestbd by editorialEscapability. 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.