Is Eric Lindros hall of fame worthy?
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07-09-2013, 05:52 PM
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The problem is where do you draw the line? If they have that pace for 400 games is that enough to go to the HOF? What if they have a higher pace in even fewer games? And again, the argument is that I personally don't think he's a HOFer because he wasn't on the ice enough and there were office issues. He was dominant for parts of 11 seasons or however many he played in. The last four years of his career was average at best and that is being generous. He also had the office issues. Those are the arguments against him from my POV. The argument for him is that he was a great player, which I understand. I just happen to think he doesn't deserve to be inducted into the HOF because of the aforementioned reasons.
He played 760 games; that's a long career under any circumstance... and with his last few years dragging him down, he still put up numbers amongst the greatest players of all time.
Your arguments that the selection committe would take under consideration focus more on the off-ice stuff and, as is said, time heals all wounds. When the voters selectively forget that part of his career, he'll get in.
I deride your truth handling abilities
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