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Oates reflects on full NHL career

Updated: November 8, 2012, 12:58 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Let's start this discussion about the newest member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Adam Oates, with this: Don't ever feel bad for him because he didn't win a Stanley Cup.

Ever.

Whether or not the fact that he doesn't own a ring delayed his induction into the Hall of Fame is moot, because Oates emphatically insists he wouldn't trade anything he had or accomplished or saw or did for the elusive ring.

Nothing.

"Nineteen years in the NHL, how lucky am I? I got to play in the ...

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