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03-21-2011, 01:49 PM
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Mystlyfe
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Originally Posted by khuddle View Post
Funny how OV has made me completely forget about Lindros. Lindros was to take the game to a new level -- basically a kid with the body and strength of an NFL Defensive Lineman who also had tremendous skill and hockey smarts as well. But he didnt nearly have the energy, heart, drive and determination that Ovechkin has, and hence his career turned out to be well below everyone's expectations.
More to do with a series of concussions than heart, imo.

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Originally Posted by DynamoAO View Post
I think he was referring to THIS Lindros trade...

Flyers GM Bobby Clarke eventually traded Lindros to the New York Rangers on August 20, 2001 for Jan Hlaváč, Kim Johnsson, Pavel Brendl, and a 2003 3rd-round draft choice (Štefan Ružička).

Or at least...I hope...
LOL, I hope you're right. Didn't even cross my mind, as when anyone says Lindros trade I just assume the other one.

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Originally Posted by BrooklynCapsFan View Post
Assuming 65 gp next season, Green is likely looking at a $7.5 pay day. That should factor in this discussion.
He's not getting more than $6.7M from the Capitals. If someone else wants to give him that offer sheet, go ahead. That's four 1st round picks.

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