Jan 18, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers former player Eric Lindros (88) has his number retired during pre game ceremony at Wells Fargo Center.  Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

One of the greatest players in Flyers franchise history had his jersey retired on Thursday night.

Former Flyers center Eric Lindros, who played for the team during the first eight seasons of his 15-year career, saw his No. 88 get hung from the rafters at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday night.

Lindros was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2016. His special night appeared to fire the Flyers up, too. The team fought back from a 2-0 deficit, and ended up beating the Leafs in overtime, 3-2.

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