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08-09-2005, 02:37 PM
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Thirty One
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Originally Posted by pens66
Eric Lindros is a great leader?? Where were those leadership qualities in Nagano when he disappeared in the semis? Where was his leadership qualities when the Flyers got sweeped by the wings during the finals?? How many rings does the big E have to justify that he is a great leader??
From what i've heard from the time he was in philly, he treated some teamates very badly (ie: Mark Recchi).

My personal opinion, I don't think this guy has it anymore, too many concussions, he can't play the physical game anymore and that's what made him a good player when he first started in the NHL. Conclusively, the Big E is damaged goods.
I think the "if he hasn't won a cup he's not a good player/not a leader/a terrible person/ugly" logic is the most overused and just wrong logic that's out there.

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