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Updated: March 7, 2001, 2:01 PM ET
By Brian A. Shactman | ESPN.com

When it comes to holdouts who are restricted free agents, the player is relatively powerless in the process if he doesn't want to play for his former team. Negotiations cannot begin before a deal is done, and all trade negotiations go through the team.

Peca Eric Lindros is trying to supercede it all and be more powerful by dictating where he wants to play. He's learning that doesn't work either.

Instead of saying there's only one team he wants to play for, Mike Peca says there's ...

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