(Part 3) Richards/Carter traded: Class of 2003
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07-04-2011, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by
Oh come now Opy.
Injuries shouldn't matter, and don't count. Professional athletes are supposed to be robots. Anything less than perfection, regardless of the reason, is unacceptable. (also see: Jeff Carter).
However, we did see a bit of that Richards, despite fighting a wrist injury, when he dove to block a shot at the end of a game the Flyers had no chance to win. I'm sure that was by accident though.
Athletes shouldn't be expected to give it their all. Richards was doing too much.
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