Found October 27, 2011 on
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 Classic takes place between the Fly Guys and Rangers.
Lindros was the face of the Flyers for most of the 90s leading the team to three Conference Finals and a Stanley Cup Final before injuries, off-the-ice tensions and a lost 2000-01 season due to concussion and a contract dispute led to his unceremonious trade to the rival Rangers.
Lindros could have played for either the Flyers or Rangers but he made a name for himself with the Flyers -- six All-Star games, posting 659 points and scoring 290 goals in eight seasons with the Flyers -- so the Orange and Black made the most sense for Lindros.
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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.
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Eric Lindros will participate in the Philadelphia Flyers alumni game against the New York Rangers during Winter Classic weekend.
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