When you stand six-foot-eight in sock feet, huge ends up being part of your description.
" Certainly, with as long a reach I have, as long a stick, I want to make that an advantage for me," Myers stated. "The faster I can close on people, the faster I can get my stand out there and try and get a stick on the puck."
For many of his profession the 229-pound Myers has been more of a finesse player, however considering that signing with the Canucks last summer season as a free agent he's tried to become more physical.
"There are situations where I'm able to reach up until now, I'm able to get stick on puck (and) there may not be that opportunity to engage the body," stated the 29-year-old who was born in Houston, Tex., however grew up in Calgary. "I seem like as my career has actually gone on I've gotten more physical.
"Especially this year I tried to execute that in my game a little bit more. I think it's a big part of our identity here in Vancouver, playing a physical video game and making it tough for other teams to get into tighter locations."
At six-foot-eight, Vancouver defenceman Tyler Myers is not hard to select out on the ice.(Getty Images)Myers came to the Canucks after 5 seasons with the Winnipeg Jets."It constantly feels excellent to score," Myers stated. Those were the most objectives and assists Myers has signed up in a season."I don't think we talk about (Myers) like he's got to get 40 to 50 points," Green said.