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06-20-2011, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Viller View Post
I never said he isn't tough. Going in front of the net is only a really small part of being a tough hockey player to me, it goes much much farther than that, again, to me.

But like I said earlier, mental toughness and physical toughness go hand in hand to me. One is just as important as the other.

edit: I'm kinda mixing in both, wich I shouldn't.
You implied that LeClair's struggles post back surgery were due to his lack of toughness... what about his career EVER suggested he wasn't "tough"?

By the way, I think doing something repetitively when you know it is going to hurt is pretty much the definition of being mentally tough. Same thing with guys like Lappy that block shots with regularity.

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