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Born in London, Ontario, Canada
Birth NameEric Bryan Lindros
Nicknames The Big E
The Next One
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eric Lindros was born on February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada as Eric Bryan Lindros. He is an actor, known for TSN Hockey (1987), Hockey Night in Canada (1952) and John & Leeza from Hollywood (1993). He has been married to Kina Lamarche since November 24, 2012.

Spouse (1)

Kina Lamarche (24 November 2012 - present)

Trivia (44)

(August 20, 2001) Traded From The Philadelphia Flyers to the New York Rangers for Jan Hlavac, Kim Johnsson, Pavel Brendl and a conditional draft choice.
(June 30, 1992) Traded From The Quebec Nordiques to the Philadelphia Flyers for Peter Forsberg, Ron Hextall, Mike Ricci, Chris Simon, Kerry Huffman, two first round draft picks in 1993 (Jocelyn Thibault) & 1994 (Nolan Baumgartner) and cash
Captained the Philadelphia Flyers to the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals
Drafted 1st overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1991
Got baby pacifiers thrown at him in his first visit to the Colisée in Quebec City.
Growing up, his childhood hero was current teammate Mark Messier
Has been twice traded to the New York Rangers, the first trade was deemed invalid by the commissioner
He has had eight concussions in his career
On Feb 24th 2002 - ( Won a GOLD Medal for the 2002 Olympics in Sault Lake City ) - Canada (5) vs. U.S.A (2)

On Jan 23rd 2002 - ( 700 points mark )
On March 2nd 2002 - (13th career hat trick against his former team, the Philadelphia Flyers)

On November 18th 2001 - (12th career hat trick against the Atlanta Thrashers)
Particiated & Represented Canada in the Winter Olympics three (3) times (1991-1992, 1997-1998, 2002-2003)

Won a silver medal with Canada at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey

Canada's top scorer at the 1993 World Hockey Championship

Won a silver medal with Canada at the 1992 Winter Olympics

Winner of Hart Memorial Trophy in as NHL's Most Valuable Player (1994-1995)

A finalist for the Hart Trophy in 1996

Had the Honor to be Canada's captain at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano

On November 18th 2001 - (12th career hat trick against the Atlanta Thrashers)
Played with the Oshawa Generals of the OHL
Sparked controversy at the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by refusing to put on the Quebec Nordiques jersey. Also did the same with the OHL's Salut-Ste-Marie Greyhounds of the OHL, both times he was traded at his dad's request
The original trade to the New York Rangers that would have sent Eric Lindros to the Rangers was Lindros for Doug Weight, Tony Amonte, Alexei Kovalev, John Vanbiesbrouck and three first round draft picks (1993, 1994 & 1995). The deal was ruled invalid by an arbitrator who awarded Lindros to Philadelphia.
Tied With Jaromir Jagr for the 1995 Art Ross Trophy, Jagr won in a tie-breaker due to the Goal-assist ratio
Winner of the 1995 Hart Trophy and Lester B. Pearson Award
Served as captain of the Philadelphia Flyers from September 4, 1994 to March 27, 2000, then the captaincy was turned over to Eric Desjardins as a result of a conflict with Flyers management.
Six (6) NHL All-Star Appearances - Winner of the Bobby Clark Trophy as team's MVP four (4) times.
One of only five players to play three times for Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship (1991,1992,1993), winning gold medals in 1993 and 1991.
Ranks fifth on the Philadelphia Flyers''all-time scoring list with 659 points.
Named to the NHL All--Rookie Team in 1993.
Fifth fastest to reach 500 points (in 352 games) in NHL history.
In the shortened 1994--1995 season,he finished tied as the top scorer in the NHL with 70 points.
Winner of Lester B. Pearson Award as outstanding player in the NHL, as voted by the players (1994-1995).
Possessed a 1.36 points-per-game average after his final season with the Flyers, ranking first in franchise history and fifth best in NHL history at the time. After five more NHL seasons his average fell to 1.138 and is ranked 19th best in NHL history through the end of the 2012-13 season.
Scored the Flyers first successful playoff penalty shot in team history, which was awarded to him on May 11, 1997 Eric beat Sabres goaltender Steve Shields.
The Hockey News/Mennen NHL Most Valuable Player (1994-1995).
The Hockey News/Louisville Player of the Year (1994-1995).
1993 World Championship Tournament and he led the tourney in scoring with 17 points (11 G, 6 A) in 8 games, earning himself Best Forward of the Tournament Honors.
Sporting News Player of the Year (1994-1995).
Named the most powerful and most influential individual hockey player today and 8th all-time by The Hockey News (1998-1999).
Made the NHL's Second All-Star Team, The Hockey News' Second All-Star Team, and The Hockey News Reader's Choice Second All-Star Team (1995-1996).
Made the NHL's First All-Star Team, The Hockey News' First All-Star Team, and The Sporting News First All-Star Team (1994-1995).
Older brother of 'Brett Lindros'
Dated Kate Hudson.
Appeared in Score's "Traded/Update" Baseball Cardset in 1990. Lindros took batting practice with the Toronto Blue Jays when then manager Cito Gaston invited him.
Became the first ever athlete to receive endorsement deals before he became a professional (Titan/Jofa Hockey equipment and Score Hockey Cards respectively).
The Saulte St. Marie greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League selected Lindros 1st overall in the OHL draft in 1989, but he refused to report and forced the Greyhounds to trade him to the Oshawa Generals.
Appeared in Score's "Traded/Update" Baseball Card set in 1990. Lindros took batting practice with the Toronto Blue Jays when then manager Cito Gaston invited him.
Lindros helped coach the little league hockey team in Oshawa when playing for the Oshawa Generals
While with the Flyers, in the early 90s, he was a member and one third of "The Crazy 8s line". Each one had the number 8 on their uniform number. It consisted of Lindros (88), Mark Recchi (8) and Brent Fedyk (18).
Signed a one-year, 1.55 mln contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [August 2005]
Playing for New York Rangers [September 2001]
(November 8) Annouces his retirement. Lindros had 372 goals and 493 assists for 865 points in 760 games for the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Dallas Stars. [2007]

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