Flyers at 50: The Trade for LeClair and Desjardins

  By Mike Watson, Sports Talk Philly staff writer  February 9, 1995 When you trade away a popular player in his prime, who had scored 230 regular season points in the last two full seasons as a Flyer, you are taking a serious gamble on your future. When it pays off, it can change the path of your organization for years to come. On Feb. 9, 1995, the Flyers traded winger Mark...
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12 days ago

Roster Announced for All-American Prospects Game

USA Hockey announced the roster for the 2016 All-American Prospects Game on Wednesday. The showcase brings together 42 American players eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft. They’ll play a scrimmage with coaches John LeClair and Mark Howe at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Sept. 22. “This event provides some of the best U.S. players eligible for next year’s NHL Draft the...
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August 31, 2016

John LeClair Hall Of Fame Worthy

They were “The Legion of Doom.” Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Mikael Renberg. From 1995-2000, the three constituted one of the most fearsome scoring lines in the league with the Philadelphia Flyers. It was a stretch which saw the Flyers reach a Stanley Cup Final in 1996-97 and win two Atlantic Division titles (1994-95 and 1999-00). They also registered three seasons of more...
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July 05, 2016

5 players who should be in the Flyers’ Hall of Fame

Eric Desjardins, Eric Lindros and John LeClair were inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame this season. Richard Welenc has five ideas for which Philly legend should be next. The post 5 players who should be in the Flyers’ Hall of Fame appeared first on Along the Boards.
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindros, LeClair: Finally where they belong

If there were ever two Flyers that should forever be remembered together, it is Eric Lindros and John LeClair. Tonight, the Philadelphia Flyers did the correct thing as two thirds of the most feared line in hockey during the mid 1990's were inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame together. Everyone knew Eric Lindros was a star. His combination of size, speed, skill, strength and...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers induct Lindros, LeClair into team Hall of Fame

  Eric Lindros and John LeClair - two members of Philadelphia's vaunted ''Legion of Doom'' line - were inducted into the Flyers' Hall of Fame in a ceremony before a game against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Lindros, a six-time All-Star who scored 290 goals and 659 points in 486 games over eight seasons with the Flyers, saluted the fans. ''We felt you and played for you...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindros, LeClair, Desjardins to be inducted into Flyers Hall of Fame

  #53131410 / During the 90s, a group of players gave the Flyers new life. They built a championship contender that just kept falling short. But playoff runs were a regular thing back then. The Flyers announced on Thursday that three members of that group would have their names listed in the Flyers Hall of Fame. Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Draft Eligibles: Is Boston College commit Alex Tuch the next John LeClair?

Alex Tuch is a top prospect for the 2014 NHL Draft. (Photo c/o The Hockey News) It’s pretty easy to see why Alex Tuch has been rising up the draft boards in recent months. Tuch, who plays right wing for U.S. National Developmental Team in Ann Arbor, Mich., picked the perfect season to have a breakout year. The Baldwinsville, NY native can best be described as a locomotive on...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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