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04-22-2013, 06:57 AM
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Hardyvan123
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Originally Posted by LeBlondeDemon10 View Post
Do you think Dryden is a good example? Dryden retired just as he was beginning to slip so we never got to see him age. Thomas is similar to Johnny Bower starting in the NHL so late and playing so well into his late 30's. Lemaire aged well, although his career was buoyed by playing with Lafleur for sure (and visa versa).
I was thinking the same thing with Dryden, in fact he retired quite young.

Ditto for Lemaire, he was strong till the end but retired quite young as well to take a player coach job in France.

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