Eric Lindros was born February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario. He played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League after being the first overall pick in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. He began his NHL career with the Philadelphia Flyers where he was a power forward and dominated the game. The 6-time NHL All-Star was the recipient of both the Lester B. Pearson Award (NHLPA Most Outstanding Player) and the Hart Trophy (Most Valuable Player) in 1994-95 He played a total of 813 NHL games with Philadelphia, NY Rangers, Toronto and Dallas before retiring in 2007 with 396 goals and 526 assists. During his career, he captured numerous individual awards, and competed internationally for Canada at many tournaments including the Olympics in 1998 and 2002 where they won a Gold Medal.