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Change of scenery, expectations could help Big E

Updated: October 5, 2006, 5:34 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

A week ago, Eric Lindros was about to watch a Dallas Stars home preseason game in street clothes.

"I went to walk in one of the doors and showed my ID," Lindros recalled with a smile. "They said, 'That doesn't work here. Who are you?'"

No, that wouldn't have happened in Toronto, where anyone working at the arena most likely would have known that the big guy in the suit has been in the Ontario hockey spotlight, and thus, the sporting spotlight, since he was a teenager, ...

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