Should the Flyers retire Lindros' No. 88? Absolutely

Embed from Getty Images   Monday's announcement that Eric Lindros would be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame came as a bit of a surprise for Flyers fans, while spurring debate for the hockey community at large. Some may argue that a player of Lindros' caliber does not belong in the Hall just yet, while others may suggest that his induction is long overdue. There's...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Lindros finally gets into Hall of Fame and can’t stop smiling

Eric Lindros was finally elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of its 2016 class, ending a six-year wait to be inducted to Toronto. The former No. 1 overall pick whose career was cut short due to concussions said he hasn’t stopped smiling since getting the call Monday. Eric Lindros was with Mike Keenan earlier today. Got the call from the Hockey Hall of Fame on Highway 11...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov, Rogie Vachon and Pat Quinn to join Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 class, and with no slam dunk first ballot candidates out there, it made for a very interesting vote. The announcements are in and Eric Lindros headlines a very unique class. Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov, Rogie Vachon and Pat Quinn your 2016 HHOF class. Terrific choices. Long overdue for the Big E. — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Lindros headlines 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros finally is headed to the Hall. After failing to garner the necessary votes in his first six years of eligibility, the former Philadelphia Flyers star was announced Monday as one of four members of the 2016 class of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Joining Lindros in Toronto will be forward Sergei Makarov, goaltender Rogie Vachon and longtime head coach Pat Quinn. Lindros...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Flyers Eric Lindros, Pat Quinn named to Hockey Hall of Fame

Embed from Getty Images   At long last, one of the most iconic Flyers to lace up a pair of skates is getting his due. Eric Lindros, the veteran of 13 NHL seasons, will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, the selection committee announced on Monday. Former coach Pat Quinn will be inducted as well. In his sixth year of eligibility, Lindros will be inducted, after...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindros' wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros is finally a Hockey Hall of Famer. Lindros was elected Monday as part of 2016 class that also features Soviet star Sergei Makarov and goaltender Rogie Vachon. The late Pat Quinn made it, too. Because concussions and other injuries cut his career short, Lindros was passed over for the Hall of Fame six previous times. But his Hart Trophy season as NHL MVP with Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindros could get long-awaited Hall of Fame call

The weakest first-time eligible group in decades has left the doors open to the Hockey Hall of Fame for several players who have been awaiting the call. Eric Lindros has been waiting six years, Mark Recchi three, Dave Andreychuk eight and Sergei Makarov 16. This could finally be the year as the Hall of Fame selection committee determines the class of 2016 on Monday. Goaltender Miikka...
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June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending March 20

March 16, 2000: Bob Clarke snaps over questions regarding Eric Lindros' health Bob Clarke, the general manager of the Flyers, went "Bob Clarke" in an interview during the game against the Montreal Canadiens regarding the health of star Eric Lindros.  The Lindros-Clarke relationship in Philadelphia over No. 88's career was an icy one, to put it mildly. In this episode, Lindros was...
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March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Reconciled with Flyers, Eric Lindros set to join team's Hall of Fame

  Eric Lindros pointed his stick toward nearly 49,000 roaring fans, took a walk toward the infield ice and found his place in orange and black with the rest of the former Philadelphia Flyers greats. Lindros needed a Winter Classic to thaw his icy relationship with the Flyers. Once the former Flyers captain and the franchise reconciled before that alumni game just before the 2012...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Stories from rookie year paint Eric Lindros as first-class jerk

Eric Lindros was apparently an enormous ******* during his rookie season in the NHL, at least to one particular referee. Former NFL player and official Paul Stewart wrote an entertaining column for the Huffington Post recently to share some tales from his officiating career. You may never see Lindros in the same light again after […]
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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