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01-09-2004, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by SingnBluesOnBroadway
Yes Lindros looks better by comparison other players but the numbers are there. He has averaged a point per game (for the most part, I might be a bit off) over the last 13 games or so. Third liners don't do that. He also has not played with a finisher. He could have had two assists last night that Simon did not convert. He is creating opportunities and has been the closest thing this has to a play maker. Is he the world class player that TLB would have us believe he is? Of course not. But he has been a lot better than just a good third liner.

---Yeah, third-liner probably isn't the best choice of words, what I meant more is that Lindros is much more of a strong support player than a go-to guy. He's a sheep, not a shepherd. He will contribute, but he's not going to carry a team on his back.

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