Dallas Stars expected to sign Lindros

July 15, 2006 at 11:20 PM

FRISCO, Texas, July 15 (UPI) -- The Dallas Morning News reported Saturday that the Dallas Stars are expected to sign 33-year-old center Eric Lindros.

Lindros, No. 1 pick of the Quebec Nordiques in the 1991 draft, spent last season with the Toronto Maple Leafs, who signed him as a free agent. He was limited to 33 games by a broken wrist last season, getting 11 goals and 11 assists.

Lindros was named the NHL's Most Valuable Player while with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1994-95. The following season, he had career-highs of 47 goals and 68 assists.

He has been plagued with injuries since then and has had eight concussions over his 12 NHL seasons.

Lindros became the fifth-fastest player in NHL history to score 500 career points when reached the milestone with the Flyers in 1997-98.

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