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.