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Size, attitude and skill to burn

Power forards have size, attitude and skill to burn.

Updated: October 1, 2002, 11:00 AM ET
By Bill Clement | Special to ESPN.com

For me to call a player a power forward, he must combine four elements:

1. Size: If you don't have size, forget about it. How many little guys have analysts gushing about their power? Like ... none.

Guerin 2. The Desire to Use It: If you have size but don't use it, there is no power in your game. Using size doesn't necessarily mean having a big-hitting game. If you have the puck down low and are willing to lock battlehorns in a contest of strength with a Clydesdale defenseman, you ...

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