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Anybody know is Lex Luthor can still skate? The Legion of Doom is back, as Eric Lindros has announced that he is hoping to reunite with linemates John LeClair and Mikael Renberg during the alumni game at this season's Winter Classic in Philadelphia. The line earned its famous nickname from the three players' physical play and their ability to score goals. But this time, they would be using their powers for good, not evil. "Johnny and Mikael and I are trying to put something together for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia," Lindros told Toronto radio station 590 AM, "[to] try to...
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Eric Lindros confirmed on Wednesday that he will be playing hockey in the City of Brotherly Love - well, the Winter Classic Alumni Game, that is.
The former Philadelphia Flyers captain told 590 AM radio in Toronto that he will participate in a reunion of the Legion of Doom line with John LeClair and Mikael Renberg during the Alumni Game at Citizens Bank Park on Dec. 31.
One of the more popular--not to mention effective--lines in Philadelphia Flyers history will be reunited this winter, when John LeClair, Mikael Renberg and Eric Lindros lace up their skates together at the Flyers-Rangers Alumni game on December 31st. Lindros confirmed the "Legion of Doom" line will skate again this morning in an interview with 590 AM in Toronto.
With the confirmation yesterday that Eric Lindros and his Legion of Doom line mates will participate in the Winter Classic Alumni game, the excitement for the game has already begun.
Chris Therien added fuel to that excitement this morning by announcing via Twitter that he will join his former teammates on December 31st in the alumni game.
Therien was drafted by the Flyers 47th...
(Pictured: Eric Lindros during his days with the WHAM! cover band N.H.L.)
Last week, former Philadelphia Flyers star and lightning rod of controversy Eric Lindros confirmed that the team had reached out to him regarding a role at the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. (Full marks to Justin Johnson of The Hockey Writers for breaking that story.)
Thoughts immediate raced...
On Wednesday, Eric Lindros formally declared that he'll appear in the Philadelphia Flyers' 2012 Winter Classic alumni game against the New York Rangers on Dec. 31, expecting to reform the fabled Legion of Doom line with John LeClair and Mikael Renberg.
Lindros cautioned that no one had yet spoken to Renberg about the reunion; but someone has, in fact, spoken on Renberg'...
Flyers legend Eric Lindros will be doing what once seemed impossible -- he will be donning the Flyers colors once again.
The former Flyers captain will be wearing the Orange and Black during the Flyers alumni game outdoors against the New York Rangers, Lindros told ESPN.com.
The game is set to take place Dec. 31 at Citizens Bank Park -- a couple of days before the annual NHL Winter...
Eric Lindros will participate in the Philadelphia Flyers alumni game against the New York Rangers during Winter Classic weekend.
While the Philadelphia Flyers stock up on names like Eric Lindros, John LeClair, Bobby Clarke and Reggie Leach only time will tell what the New York Rangers have in store for their fans when it comes to the Alumni Game during the Winter Classic. Of course you will see Mark Messier, Adam Graves, Brian Leetch [...]
There's been so much focus on the Philadelphia Flyers' side of the Winter Classic alumni game — Eric Lindros and a potential Legion of Doom reunion, the possibility of Bobby Clarke and other Bullies in the game — that the New York Rangers' roster has been somewhat overshadowed.
One anticipates that players like Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Mike Richter and Adam Graves...