Eric Lindros

Born: Feb. 28, 1973
Hockey C

No. 1 pick in 1991 NHL draft by the Nordiques; sat out 1991-92 season rather than play in Quebec; traded to Philadelphia in 1992 for 6 players, 2 No. 1 picks and $15 million; elected Flyers captain at age 22; won Hart Trophy as league MVP in 1995; suffered series of concussions in 1999-00 but was traded to NY Rangers and inked big money deal with team in 2001.

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