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Eric Lindros


1973 Born on February 28, in London, Ontario, Canada
1988 Drafted by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL), but refuses to play
1988-90 Plays junior hockey for Detroit Compuware (NAHL)
1990-92 Plays junior hockey for Oshawa Generals
1991 Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in the first round. Because he refuses to play for them, does not play in the 1991-92 season
1992 Plays on the Canadian Olympic team, winning silver medal; the rights to Lindros are traded to Flyers, who sign him; plays on the Canada Cup team
1996 Plays on World Cup team for Canada
1997 Plays in Stanley Cup Finals but loses in four straight games to Detroit
1998 Plays in the Olympics for Team Canada, serving as captain
1999 Suffers collapsed lung and chest injury after game in Nashville on April 1
2000 Plays in the NHL All-Star Game
2000-01 Sits out regular season in contract dispute with Flyers
2001 Rights traded to the New York Rangers; on December 28, suffers his seventh known concussion
2002 Plays for Team Canada in the Olympics, winning gold medal

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