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Eric Bryan Lindros was born on 28 February 1973, in London, Ontario, Canada, of Swedish descent. Eric is a retired professional ice hockey player, best known for being playing in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, and was also part of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Eric Lindros? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $30 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional ice hockey. He has earned numerous awards throughout the course of his career, including representing Canada in international tournaments. All of these achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.
Eric Lindros Net Worth $30 million
During his teens, Lindros would become a well-known power forward, thanks to his physical prowess and scoring ability. He attended Monarch Park and later went to North Collegiate Toronto. He played for the Metro Junior “B” St. Michael’s Buzzers before moving to the OHL. He was given the nickname “The Next One” due to his high value as an amateur player. He earned an exclusive deal with sports card manufacturer Score. In the OHL, the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds drafted him but he declined to sign with the team, and was traded to the Oshawa Generals for who he would play from 1990 to 1992, helping the Generals win a J. Ross Robertson Cup and a Memorial Cup victory. He also won the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy, Red Tilson Trophy, and CHL Top Draft Prospect Award, certainly helping his net worth.
Eric then joined the 1991 NHL Draft, and was selected by the Quebec Nordiques despite saying that he didn’t want to play for the team, so while waiting for a trade, kept playing with the Generals. Meantime, he played in the 1992 Winter Olympics, helping Canada to the silver medal. He was then traded to the Philadelphia Flyers and would start to establish himself immediately as a top player of the team, and a dominating influence in the NHL, succeeding Kevin Dineen as team captain, becoming a part of the dreaded “Legion of Doom” alongside John LeClair and Mikael Renberg. He won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1995 and led the Flyers to their first play-off appearance in 1995.
In 1997, the Flyers would reach the Stanley Cup Finals but were swept by the Detroit Red Wings. The following year, Lindros was ranked as one of the “100 Greatest Hockey Players of All Time” by The Hockey News, despite only being 25 years old at that time. Eventually, Eric’s relationship with General Manager Bobby Clarke would deteriorate, plus he spent a lot of time on the injured list due to a series of concussions, and 1999 would be his last season with the team due to numerous issues with trainers failing to diagnose the problem, but his net worth was still rising.
He was eventually traded to the New York Rangers in 2001, with who he would continue to perform well. He earned his seventh All-Star selection, but was unable to participate due to an injury. In 2005, he signed a deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, then in 2006 he signed a one year deal with the Dallas Stars, before announcing his retirement. His net worth had increased significantly thanks to these numerous changes and opportunities.
After retiring, he became the National Hockey League Players’ Association ombudsman, but he left the job after 15 months. In 2016, he was inducted in to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The following year, he reunited with “Legion of Doom” line mates to play at the 50th Anniversary Alumni game.
For his personal life, it is known that Eric married Kina Lamarche in 2012. They have three children and reside in Toronto. He’s also known for his philanthropic work; he donated $5 million to the London Health Sciences Centre and has also helped Habitat for Humanity.
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Eric Lindros information
|Birth date:||February 28, 1973|
|Birth place:||London, Canada|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||240 lbs (108.86 kg)|
|Profession:||Ice hockey player|
|Education:||St. Michael's College School|
|Spouse:||Kina Lamarche (m. 2012)|
|Children:||Carl Pierre Lindros, Sophie Rose, Ryan Paul|
|Parents:||Bonnie Lindros, Carl Lindros|
|Siblings:||Brett Lindros, Robin Lindros|
More about Eric Lindros:
|Hockey Night in Canada||2005||TV Series|
|Hockey Night in Canada||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|TSN Hockey||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|Gold Rush 2002||2002||Video documentary||Team Canada Forward|
|Salt Lake City 2002: XIX Olympic Winter Games||2002||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|NHL: All-Access!||2001||Video documentary||Himself|
|NHL 99||1998||Video Game||Himself - cover star|
|Late Show with David Letterman||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|John & Leeza from Hollywood||1993||TV Series||Himself|
|Ultimate Gretzky||2003||Video documentary||Himself|
|Salt Lake 2002: Stories of Olympic Glory||2003||TV Movie documentary||Himself (uncredited)|
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|1||(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.|
|2||Playing for New York Rangers [September 2001]|
|3||Signed a one-year, 1.55 mln contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [August 2005]|
|4||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).|
|5||Lindros helped coach the little league hockey team in Oshawa when playing for the Oshawa Generals|
|6||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.|
|7||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.|
|8||Became the first ever athlete to receive endorsement deals before he became a professional (Titan/Jofa Hockey equipment and Score Hockey Cards respectively).|
|9||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.|
|10||Dated Kate Hudson.|
|11||Older brother of 'Brett Lindros'|
|12||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).|
|13||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).|
|14||Named the most powerful and most influential individual hockey player today and 8th all-time by The Hockey News (1998-1999).|
|15||Sporting News Player of the Year (1994-1995).|
|16||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.|
|17||The Hockey News/Louisville Player of the Year (1994-1995).|
|18||The Hockey News/Mennen NHL Most Valuable Player (1994-1995).|
|19||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.|
|20||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.|
|21||Winner of Lester B. Pearson Award as outstanding player in the NHL, as voted by the players (1994-1995).|
|22||In the shortened 1994--1995 season,he finished tied as the top scorer in the NHL with 70 points.|
|23||Fifth fastest to reach 500 points (in 352 games) in NHL history.|
|24||Named to the NHL All--Rookie Team in 1993.|
|25||Ranks fifth on the Philadelphia Flyers''all-time scoring list with 659 points.|
|26||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.|
|27||Six (6) NHL All-Star Appearances - Winner of the Bobby Clark Trophy as team's MVP four (4) times.|
|28||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.|
|29||Winner of the 1995 Hart Trophy and Lester B. Pearson Award|
|30||Tied With Jaromir Jagr for the 1995 Art Ross Trophy, Jagr won in a tie-breaker due to the Goal-assist ratio|
|31||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.|
|32||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|
|33||Played with the Oshawa Generals of the OHL|
|34||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 HockeyCanada's top scorer at the 1993 World Hockey ChampionshipWon a silver medal with Canada at the 1992 Winter OlympicsWinner of Hart Memorial Trophy in as NHL's Most Valuable Player (1994-1995)A finalist for the Hart Trophy in 1996Had the Honor to be Canada's captain at the 1998 Winter Olympics in NaganoOn November 18th 2001 - (12th career hat trick against the Atlanta Thrashers)|
|35||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)|
|36||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 )|
|37||He has had eight concussions in his career|
|38||Has been twice traded to the New York Rangers, the first trade was deemed invalid by the commissioner|
|39||Growing up, his childhood hero was current teammate Mark Messier|
|40||Got baby pacifiers thrown at him in his first visit to the Colisée in Quebec City.|
|41||Drafted 1st overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1991|
|42||Captained the Philadelphia Flyers to the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals|
|43||(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|
|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.|
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