So Long Number 88

Cody B., Sports Reporter

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Former Number 88 on the Philadelphia Flyers, Eric Lindros, had his Flyers hockey jersey retired on January 18, 2018. At 44 years old, he is only the 6th person to retire his jersey at the Philadelphia Stadium.
Eric Lindros had an awesome hockey career! He used to play in a junior hockey league in Ontario. Eric played in the Olympics in 1992. Then he started his NHL career with the Flyers in 1992. When playing, Eric had awesome power and strength combined with grace and speed. He was a super star! Eric drew huge crowds where ever the Flyers played. He loved to celebrate after a goal.  In 1994, he became captain of the Flyers. He played in the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Eric got some awards. In 1995, he won the Hart Trophy award as the league’s most valuable player. He also got the best NHL Player ESPY Award. Eric also did charity events to help others. He retired in 2007. Because of his many accomplishments both on and off the ice, he is a Philadelphia fan favorite.
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5 Responses to “So Long Number 88”

  1. SheaTheGreatSmith on January 30th, 2018 9:09 am

    This article is very interesting!

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  2. Tony T. on January 30th, 2018 1:21 pm

    I really like this article and how you were able to explain his life very well.

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  3. Nick on January 31st, 2018 1:24 pm

    I like this article! It includes so many facts about him. I will miss him.

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  4. Justin on January 31st, 2018 1:26 pm

    I like this article and how you told his life

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  5. Mrs. Lizza on February 1st, 2018 3:17 pm

    I learned so much about Eric Lindros! He was an amazing hockey player!

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