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Eric Lindros finally got to wear his blue and white pyjamas last night, while Leaf fans either had visions of MVP Lindros dancing in their heads or had their sleep ruined by imposing images of Scott Stevens' shoulder.
Welcome home, Mr. Lindros. We hope you're happy, healthy and prove to be much worth much more than your $1.55 million paycheque.
"I've been really working on stickhandling with my head up," he said yesterday.
Well, that's a good start.
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Such is the new NHL it seems, where it can be argued that loyalty is the first casualty of the salary cap. Just don't tell that to Tie Domi. The pressure's on the general managers to get the job done within all these new parameters.
As for another casualty of the new NHL, as in television rights, as in real dollars for the league and its players, dollars that now count towards that salary cap number: ESPN says it won't let the league vanish from its radar.