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Brett Lindros
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Born December 2, 1975 (1975-12-02) (age 43)
London, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Played for New York Islanders
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 9th overall, 1994
New York Islanders
Playing career 1995–1996

Brett Lindros (born Brett Alexander Blake Lindros on December 2, 1975 in London, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player and the younger brother of Eric Lindros.

Playing CareerEdit

Brett was drafted in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft (1st round, 9th overall) by the New York Islanders.

After suffering a series of concussions, he was forced to retire on May 1, 1996 due to post-concussion syndrome after playing only 51 NHL games.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992–93 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 31 11 11 22 162
1993–94 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 15 4 6 10 94 3 0 0 0 18
1994–95 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 26 24 23 47 63
1994–95 New York Islanders NHL 33 1 3 4 100
1995–96 New York Islanders NHL 18 1 2 3 47
NHL totals 51 2 5 7 147

International PlayEdit

Year Team Event GP G A P PIM
1992–93 Canada Nat-Tm 11 1 6 7 33
1993–94 Canada Nat-Tm 44 7 7 14 118

Brett played for Canada on the National Team in 1992-93 and 1993-94.

Personal LifeEdit

Brett is the son of son of Carl Lindros and Bonnie Roszell-Lindros, Brett has Swedish heritage. The name "Lindros" means "Rose of the Linden tree".

His great grandfather Axel immigrated to Canada from Bredaryd, Sweden and Brett is the third generation of the Lindros family to be born in Canada.

His father Carl Lindros received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario (where he played football, well enough to be drafted 30th overall by the Edmonton Eskimos in the 1970 CFL College Draft), and became a Chartered Accountant.

Brett's mother, Bonnie is a registered nurse and he also has a sister named Robin.

Brett was badly injured in a 2001 snowmobile accident; police reported that alcohol was a factor in the accident and he was the passenger on the snowmobile. He was charged with operating a snowmachine without a license or permit.