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11-08-2012, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by MXD View Post
I think the fact he was 18 has no importance. The guy tried to screw up an NHL institution (the Draft) to his advantage. Borderlines candidates gets rejected on that basis (Tremblay), or gets to wait a REALLY long time (Mark Howe). Lindros is such borderline candidate due to longevity. And the draft thing was no grey zone like Michel Goulet. Besides, the Hall is supposed to consider "values".
I don't see how 'screwing up an NHL institution' should matter when honoring someone for the HOCKEY Hall of Fame.

Originally Posted by MXD View Post
Besides, why Crosby reported to Pittsburgh? It was certainly not the optimal setting (it ended up being great, but THE optimal? No).
After the reactions Lindros recieved?

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