Eric Lindros finds peace in reconciling with past

Eric Lindros was as surprised as everyone else in the audience when a French-Canadian television talk show co-host presented him with a No. 88 Quebec Nordiques jersey. With the cameras rolling, Lindros pulled the former NHL franchise's blue, red and white colors over his head without reservation and smiled. ''The sidekick wanted to have some fun and pulled out a jersey and said...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Lindros Changed Philadelphia Hockey Forever

I debated for a long time about how to write this piece. As a journalist you never want to include yourself in the article. And ideally, you’d like it to be free of bias (looking at you, Breitbart). After mulling it over, I decided the only fair way to produce this piece was to write it with the same joyful enthusiasm I felt 18 years ago. As a fan of hockey. As a fan of the Philadelphia...
Via The Sports Post
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers GM asked Eric Lindros to come out of retirement in 2012

Eric Lindros’ storied career was cut down by injuries, but if former Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren had his way, Lindros wouldn’t have exited the league so soon. After spending nearly a decade and a half in the NHL, Lindros retired in 2006-2007 at the age of 34. The former first overall pick was plagued with concussion injuries, so the early retirement didn’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Flyerdelphia
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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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...
Via NESN.com
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

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...
Via Associated Press
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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