Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 2/5/12
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There's still so much to like about Ed Belfour. Maybe it's the sheer fact that he has that whole every man persona that seems to truly resonate with fans of any sport. That appeal was apparent on Saturday night in Dallas when he was honored prior to a game between the Stars and Minnesota Wild for his 2011 induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Between 1997 and 2002, "Eddie the Eagle" was a huge fan favorite in Big D and the fans at American Airlines Center definitely still show him much love with chants like "Eddie, Eddie" and "Eddie's Better," which they serenaded him with prior to his remarks to a sellout crowd. And that was a big part of his appeal because for all of his crazy antics off the ice, one thing was always clear about this talented netminder it was that he always appreciated the fans. It didn't matter whether it was in Chicago, where he started his NHL career, San Jose, Dallas, Toronto or Florida, where his 16-year run in the league came to an end in 2007, he always...
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