Net Worth: $30 Million
Retired Canadian professional hockey player Eric Lindros has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Born Eric Bryan Lindros on February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada, he played minor hockey as a teenage power forward. He attended Monarch Park and later St. Michael’s College School in Toronto where he also played hockey. He was often nicknamed “The Next One” and sometimes “The Big E”. He is considered as one of the most dominant power forwards in the history of hockey.
Lindros played junior hockey in the OHL for the Oshawa Generals that he led to a Memorial Cup victory in 1990. He also captured the Red Tilson Trophy as the Most Outstanding Player in the OHL. He was also named as the CHL Player of the year.
Eric Lindros was selected as the first overall draft in the 1991 NHL Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. His refusal to play for the team led to his trade to the Philadelphia Flyers in June 1992 along with Peter Forsberg. He started his NHL career during the 1992-1993 season with the Flyers. He captured the Hart Memorial Trophy and Lester B. Pearson Award inthe1994-1995 season. He joined the New York Rangers via Trade in August 2001. In the 2005-2006 NHL season, he signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He ended his career in the 2006-2007 season with the Dallas Stars.
Eric represented Canada at the World Junior Championships for three consecutive times –in 1990, 1991 and 1993 while winning gold medals in 1990 and 1991. He is Canada’s all time point leader at the WJC with 31 points that is six points ahead of Jordan Eberle and Ryan Ellis. He also represented Canada at the World Hockey Championship leading the team in scoring during the 1993 tournament. In the Olympic, he represented Canada three times in 1992, 1998 and 2002 where the team won a silver medal in 1992 and a gold medal in 2002.