Kuzma: Coquitlam native Adam Rockwood has led NCAA in adversity, assists

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Kuzma: Coquitlam native Adam Rockwood has led NCAA in adversity, assists
Kuzma: Coquitlam native Adam Rockwood has led NCAA in adversity, assists

Adam Rockwood wasn't the story at the Vancouver Canucks development camp. However, the Coquitlam native is a good story. Under-sized and under-appreciated, the playmaking centre responded to a Wisconsin snub and Northern Michigan's faith by leading the NCAA in assists last season. The accomplishment said as much about the person as the player. Rockwood turns 23 in September and that's sobering for any size-challenged athlete with professional aspirations. The undrafted North Shore Winter Club and Coquitlam Express product knows the window to beat the odds is closing — even though the NHL game is trending toward smaller and swifter players — but defeatist isn't in his DNA. If it was, he would

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