Eric Lindros

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Eric Lindros
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2016
Eric Lindros At Smashfest 2016.jpg
Born (1973-02-28) February 28, 1973 (age 49)
London, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 240 lb (109 kg; 17 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Dallas Stars
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 1st overall, 1991
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1992–2007

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.[1] In 2017 Lindros was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.[2]

International play[change | change source]

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1992 Albertville Ice hockey

Played for Canada in:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Emotions run high at Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony". Toronto Sun. November 14, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  2. "100 Greatest NHL Players". January 27, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.