Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 10/27/11
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. But just ...
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