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Eric Lindros
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2016
Eric Lindros 2014.jpg
Lindros in 2014
Born February 28, 1973 (1973-02-28) (age 47)
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 Flag of Canada.svg 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. In 2017 Lindros was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.

International play

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey
Silver 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)


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