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Predators not only team showing little class

The Predators showed little class in failing to honor Mike Modano's 503rd career goal. As Terry Frei writes, the NHL needs to change its communal mind-set on many issues, and this is one of them.

Updated: March 22, 2007, 4:58 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

Dallas Stars president Jim Lites went ballistic last week, blasting the Predators for neither acknowledging nor honoring Mike Modano when he became the all-time U.S.-born goal scorer in NHL history in a game at Nashville. Lites not only was dead-on right, he had just scratched the surface.

Lites went after the Predators, noting Modano's accomplishments and implying that Nashville, with its embrace of revenue sharing, at times is like the loser youngest son who -- at age 31 -- won't move ...

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