|Born||December 2, 1975 (1975-12-02) |
London, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||New York Islanders|
|NHL Draft||9th overall, 1994|
New York Islanders
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.
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.
|1994–95||New York Islanders||NHL||33||1||3||4||100||—||—||—||—||—|
|1995–96||New York Islanders||NHL||18||1||2||3||47||—||—||—||—||—|
Brett played for Canada on the National Team in 1992-93 and 1993-94.
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.