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01-07-2013, 11:53 PM
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half a dozen to a dozen? So you think he might retire at 42?
Brodeur is 40 years old and he just signed a 2 year contract. Unless he's injured, he'll probably keep playing until then. I see no reason why Lundqvist can't do the same. He's 10 years younger, and medicine/fitness/equipment is getting progressively better with time. If he stays healthy, he can go to 42, why not? He's a superstar and superstars always last longer (barring catastrophic injury) because they have more room to regress while still being very effective.
Let's not forget that he's a goalie. They last longer because they don't get nailed into the boards for a quarter of a century from the age of 10 to 35.
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