Eric Lindros Headlines Hockey’s 2016 Hall of Fame Class
Eric Lindros has been elected with three others to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The former Flyers, Rangers, Leafs, and Stars player heads to immortality in Toronto as one of the most successful hockey players of the 1990s and a legendary figure in Philadelphia Flyers history.
After being drafted with the first pick in the 1991 NHL draft, Lindros debuted for the Flyers in the 1992-93 season and was named to the All-Rookie team. He won a Hart Trophy as MVP of the lockout-shortened 1995 season, registering 70 points in 46 games. The following full season, he registered his career high with 115 points in 73 games.
He would lead the Flyers handily through the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 1997, where they lost to the Detroit Red Wings in the Final. Lindros would go on to play for three more franchises in his career, retiring after the 2006-07 season with 865 points in 760 games. Lindros also won a silver medal for Canada in the 1992 Olympics and took home gold in 2002.