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02-19-2013, 03:31 PM
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No, I'm saying that having two linemates coming in with a lot of hype is extremely uncommon. I only recall those two, but it doesn't mean I'm not forgetting someone. I could mention Brad Richards and Vinny Lecavalier in Tampa Bay, but Lecavalier was the consensus #1 player coming into the year and Richards was thought to be a massive reach in the 3rd round.
I can also mention guys like Martin St. Louis and Eric Perrin, who were linemates for four years at Vermont and then for a year with the Cleveland Lumberjacks but whose reunion was nothing special in Tampa Bay.
Again, apples and oranges regarding Perrin and St. Louis--both were afterthoughts as neither was drafted. Besides which, I bet you Perrin feels like the reunion was pretty special...
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