|Hockey Hall of Fame, 2016|
February 28, 1973|
London, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||240 lb (109 kg; 17 st 2 lb)|
New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
1st overall, 1991|
Eric Bryan Lindros ( born February 28, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He was selected first overall in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. He refused to play for the Nordiques and was eventually traded to the Philadelphia Flyers.
During his Ontario Hockey League career, Lindros' team won the Memorial Cup in 1990. Lindros received the Red Tilson Trophy as the Most Outstanding Player in the OHL. He was also named the CHL Player of the Year. In 2016 he was added to the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2017 Lindros was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.
International play[change | change source]
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's ice hockey|
|2002 Salt Lake City||Ice hockey|
|1992 Albertville||Ice hockey|
Played for Canada in:
- 1990 World Junior Championships (gold medal)
- 1991 World Junior Championships (gold medal)
- 1991 Canada Cup (championship)
- 1992 World Junior Championships
- 1992 Winter Olympics (silver medal)
- 1993 World Championships
- 1996 World Cup of Hockey
- 1998 Winter Olympics
- 2002 Winter Olympics (gold medal)
References[change | change source]
- "Emotions run high at Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony". Toronto Sun. November 14, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
- "100 Greatest NHL Players". NHL.com. January 27, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.