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Lindros 'humbled' by Flyers Hall of Fame induction

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Retired center Eric Lindros was a guest of NHL Live to discuss his entry into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame. Lindros and former linemate John Leclair will each be inducted before the game Thursday against the Minnesota Wild at Wells Fargo Center.

"We're certainly very happy and humbled by the thought," Lindros said. "I'm looking forward to [Thursday] night, and the chance to catch up with some old teammates and say hi to some of the alumni."

A six-time All-Star during his eight seasons in Philadelphia, Lindros won the Hart Trophy in 1994-95 after scoring 70 points in 46 games, set career-highs with 47 goals and 115 points the following season and is fifth on the Flyers' all-time scoring list with 659 points in 486 games.

Lindros and Leclair formed the "Legion of Doom" line with Mikael Renberg. The trio helped the Flyers reach the Eastern Conference Final in 1995 and the Stanley Cup Final in 1997.

"We enjoyed playing together with one another," Lindros said. "We all played a relatively similar fashion. I just think we worked extremely hard at practice and it showed up at games. We knew what each one was planning or trying to accomplish."

Lindros also played for the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs before finishing his NHL career with the Dallas Stars.

"I look back and I think of positives," Lindros said when reflecting on his career. "I think of being able to play on good teams [and] I think of wonderful fan support. Everywhere you go around this area, people really pull for the Flyers. I don't know what it is, but there's a lot of orange bleeding in the bodies of the people in these parts. It's terrific fan support. It really is amazing to play in front of that group."

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