How The 1992 Eric Lindros Trade Won The Colorado Avalanche Two Stanley Cups | NHL Trade Trees

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Steve Dangle takes a look back at the 1992 Eric Lindros Trade and how the trade tree evolved to include 6 members of the Hockey Hall of Fame and directly resulted in the Colorado Avalanche winning two Stanley Cups.

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  • I don't watch NHL, but these trade trees are fascinating, even though i only know 2 or 3 names (mostly if they were scandinavian of some note) is there any of these where there is a danish player involved.

    helheimxhelheimxPäivä sitten
  • What i get from this video : The 90's !

    Guillaume BibeauGuillaume Bibeau3 päivää sitten
  • Bring back my Nordiques!!!! Haven't followed the NHL since 1996...

    Miko DarkbladeMiko Darkblade5 päivää sitten
  • RIP Pierre Lacroix, here is part of your legacy.

    Peter SohlPeter Sohl8 päivää sitten
  • Great video. Two omissions conspicuous by their absence: 1. No mention of Paul Stastny getting drafted by the same franchise (different cities) his dad & uncles all played for after defecting from behind the Iron Curtain? It's a fun fact. 2. Lindros himself getting traded twice in the same day was absolutely bazonkers.

    Adam PrattAdam Pratt9 päivää sitten
  • Great video. I feel. Old remembering all those .. but god did the Avalanche ever got a he best of that trade.

    greg emondgreg emond9 päivää sitten
  • Funny how, when discussing Lindros' junior career, they leave out the Soo Greyhounds. They drafted him, but he refused to go to the Soo. They traded him to Oshawa for a shwack of players, and preceded to beat Lindros and the Generals in 1991 on the way the winning the Memorial Cup. It was essentially the same thing that happened with him in the NHL. And no, Marcel Aubut did NOT own the Soo Greyhounds.

    Blackie StallionBlackie Stallion9 päivää sitten
  • Should have mentioned what the rangers trade for lindros was...

    wa2k99wa2k9910 päivää sitten
  • To me that trade is probably the biggest theft ever in NHL history. Marcel Aubut was a very tough negotiator and Pierre Pagé (who was the GM at the time) was a brilliant and underrated hockey man. Too sad that the team had left Quebec city when they won the Stanley cup...

    Lomer TaderochesLomer Taderoches10 päivää sitten
  • There was another trade involving a 1st over-all that wouldn't play for a team. Do the Bryan Berard trade from Ottawa.

    amhelm86amhelm8610 päivää sitten
  • steve duchesne is pronounced like mat duchene but like kenny chesny

    clarkinjkclarkinjk10 päivää sitten
  • If there was one person, living or dead, I could choose to put in a school bus, set it on fire then push it into the Grand Canyon, it would be Forsberg. Crybaby ass

    Gary HallGary Hall12 päivää sitten
  • Almost as big as the Gretzky trade imo. Pretty much puts the nail in the coffin for Quebec, then hands Colorado two cups with one of the best teams of all time. gdamn forsberg was good.

    Amadis DemitriusAmadis Demitrius12 päivää sitten
  • Say it with me: Due Shay Nnnn

    Worldwide Reality VideosWorldwide Reality Videos13 päivää sitten
  • You could still extend the trade tree on Lindros's side since he got traded in 2001 Flyers trade Lindros to the Rangers for Hlavac, Johnsson, Brendl, and a 3rd rounder Flyers trade Hlavac and a 3rd rounder for Brashear and a 6th rounder Flyers trade Brendl and Jacques for Sami Kapanen and Bast

    PetterHughesPetterHughes14 päivää sitten
  • Great job! Lifetime hockey fan and I love your enthusiasm and passion for the game. I pride myself in knowing a lot about the game and guys like you are just great to listen to because I can see that you also have extensive knowledge of historical hockey. Excellent!

    Michael Scott LedouxMichael Scott Ledoux14 päivää sitten
  • Liked & subscribed. Well done!

    Snarky GuySnarky Guy15 päivää sitten
  • Late to the game here, and I enjoy your vids, but I guess you wanted to keep this under an hour because you didn't bother going over the Flyers side of the Trade as they eventually Traded Lindros for Jan Hlavak, Kim Johnnson, and Pavel Bendl. They then became Donald Brashear and Sami Kapanen. Also, Mispronouncing Steve Duchesne's name wrong is pretty unforgivable, the guy is a borderline HoFer not some throwaway prospect who played until 2002, you had to have watched him play. But one thing you pointed out was pretty cool. When Bourque was about to be traded at the deadline, it was the The Flyers who were favored to trade for him. So much so that I think Bourque's last game as a Bruin was against the Flyers and after the game the Flyer players were joking with him telling Ray to bring his equipment over to their lockerroom. It's interesting to see that it was some of the pieces from the Lindros trade that prevented the Flyers from getting Bourque

    Scott DoniaScott Donia15 päivää sitten
  • eric lindros and ron hextall forever

    Collar McPoppinsCollar McPoppins15 päivää sitten
  • Great work! Aside the pronunciation of a couple names 😂😎. Lacroix was a great GM.

    Eric PEric P15 päivää sitten
  • Remember when teams selected enforcers in the first round? Hockey has definitely changed for the better.

    Kyle MooreKyle Moore16 päivää sitten
  • I remember how afraid people in Detroit were of Lindros and the Legion of Doom going into 97, I wasn’t, cause I was a kid and thought that no one could possibly be better than The Russian five and Yzerman and company. I turned out to be right, but mostly because the Grind line and Lidstrom and Murphy basically made them look incredibly average. Obviously we had a tough time getting through Colorado partly as a result of this trade, but it taught us what we needed to finally win it all. It’s still maybe my favorite time in my life, watching the Wings win it all in 97, 98, and 02. Not quite as much 08 but that was a fun run as well, but something about being a kid and watching them win it all is special.

    Kyle MooreKyle Moore16 päivää sitten
  • By the way dude, Forsberg won two Olympic gold medals, not just one....😉

    Mats HaapalahtiMats Haapalahti16 päivää sitten
  • zero cups=Sundin

    Marty D.Marty D.16 päivää sitten
  • This is a awesome video

    David WellwarthDavid Wellwarth17 päivää sitten
  • I’d like to know what the problem was between Aubut and Lindros.

    TheRickRoller1TheRickRoller117 päivää sitten
  • 1) The Nordiques were STACKED before the Lindros trade. They could have traded Lindros to many teams and gotten phenomenal value. Forsberg was the gem but they were already an all-star team and would have become a dynasty any way you sliced it. 2) Acquiring Patrick Roy had nothing to do with Lindros. Thibault was a horrible goalie... Rusinsky was a “good” player. The Habs should have traded to another team for much better value and better goalie. But Roy had that temperament. He wanted to go to a winner. And Colorado would not have won a single cup without Patrick Roy. 3) Colorado dealing away Sundin was a horrific trade loss. Then again, they were so stacked who cares at that point :) 4) if not for Detroit also being a dynasty, Colorado with Roy would have won 4 or 5 cups instead of 2. Don’t forget, Detroit was always Roy’s nemesis team LOL!! 5) Eric Lindros with any other 21 players on his team creates one of the most exciting teams in the league ... he alone was well worth anything Colorado got for him. The Flyers had a legit chance at a cup every season that Lindros played. That translates to fans and ticket sales across the continent. Let’s not downplay that he didn’t win a cup :) Thanks for the Trade-tree; it was awesome to re-live those years! It was such an exciting time for the NHL and hockey fans.

    Intellivision MasterIntellivision Master17 päivää sitten
  • flyers = pain

    Will SohnWill Sohn18 päivää sitten
  • Most of the players directly involved had better careers than Lindros. Also, he is still lying about refusing to play for the Nordiques. The truth is that his MOM and Dad didn't want their little boy to play for a losing team. Part of his legacy is that of a Mama's boy. Also, like Chris Pronger, his biggest hits were usually when he hit someone into the boards from BEHIND, and when someone came to hit him head-on, he would bring his stick up with both hands (Cross-check) to defend himself.

    William F. WallaceWilliam F. Wallace18 päivää sitten
  • I used to go to the same video store as Lindros, back when those were a thing. He had a reputation in the local community as a bit of a diva. The video store guys flat out hated him as a customer.

    jarmst6669jarmst666918 päivää sitten
  • U forgat to mention NN Rangers handshake

    alex unkealex unke19 päivää sitten
  • Doo Chesney? Really?

    DL NibsDL Nibs19 päivää sitten
  • I’m 5 mins in and I hope you intentionally mispronounced Steve Duchene’s name or imma be so mad

    Kyle McLarenKyle McLaren19 päivää sitten
  • Do-Shane twit

    Ed LeGrosEd LeGros21 päivä sitten
  • Peter Forsberg didn't only win Olympic gold in 2006, he won his first Olympic gold in Lillehammer 94 where he scored the final penalty in the penalty shootout against Canada in the final.

    MisakSchankinenMisakSchankinen21 päivä sitten
  • Did he seriously just say Steve Du-ches-ne? This guy doesn't know what he's talkin' about.

    devin laheydevin lahey21 päivä sitten
  • If you don’t know how to pronounce Steve’s last name, should we give weight on your hockey knowledge?

    Chastity WhoreChastity Whore22 päivää sitten
  • Forsberg won 2 world championships, 2 Olympic gold medals and 2 Stanley cups. Lindros was good, but not Forsberg good.

    BadTripBadTrip22 päivää sitten
  • I didn’t know ray bourque had that many points with avalanche

    Blake CuzaBlake Cuza22 päivää sitten
  • Forsberg actually had 2 olympic golds :)

    thehoogardthehoogard24 päivää sitten
  • Watt 300 games were played

    Henry WallHenry Wall25 päivää sitten
  • So sad to hear about Pierre Lacroix RIP

    I am PeteI am Pete25 päivää sitten
  • If Eric stayed he would have been concussed and Colorado would have won nothing. Fate , Karma what ever you want to call it was not good to Philly. Because I believe Eric was the most powerful power forward in the history of hockey. One of the best players to lace them up. He dominated. An almost unstoppable force pre concussion. Actually Forsberg was also one of the best too. In a way live by the sword die by it. Was how it was for Lindros's career.

    GoodeyeGoodeye27 päivää sitten
  • Steve Doo Chesney. Dude lost me right there!

    Tailhook MDTailhook MD28 päivää sitten
  • Just seeing this trade tree makes you think you're in the California Redwoods of hockey trades.

    canuck406canuck40628 päivää sitten
  • I have to say i never saw wayne and mario lemieux play at their prime so for me pavel bure and peter forsberg were hands down the biggest superstars- legends i witnessed playing in my life. Started following the nhl in the year 2000

    neyder99neyder9929 päivää sitten
  • Very nice job Steve. Mississauga guy here. Lived in Denver 98 to 2005. Stanley Cups and Super Bowl championships! Sakic and Elway. What a great time it was... thanks for bringing back those memories. But hated Crawford and my blood is blue... Leafs fan forever.

    Mark ehMark ehUukausi sitten
  • Loving this

    Simon LacasseSimon LacasseUukausi sitten
  • Eric choked under pressure every time ! Stanley cup finals 1997 1 meaningless goal in the waining minutes of a four game sweep. The 2002 olympics he was 16th scorer on the team with one point and a minus 3 rating. In the prime of his career. He won a gold medal on the backs of players like Joe Sakic. On top of that he was an absolute cancer in the locker room. Ask the Flyers . Eric was selected to the hall of fame before he ever took his first NHL shift. The Hockey Writers don't want to admit they were wrong. Eric was a good player not a great one, let alone a hall of famer . Hall of famers produce when the money is on the line . Eric chocked every time. There are many other deserving players that should have gone in before him.

    mike colangelomike colangeloUukausi sitten
  • Loved this. Hope to see more like it.

    ronnie danglesronnie danglesUukausi sitten
  • Great video !

    Eleazar PerezEleazar PerezUukausi sitten
  • Am I the only one who could understand both Forsberg+Lindros were good for both teams. Lindros came close to a cup but they lost in final in 1997. Reason why they lost Detroit Redwings were on a tear that year.

    RandomRandomUukausi sitten
  • Wait a second Steve Du chez knee or Dushane???? Hahaha

    Stella's Pooch Pit Featuring Rockin RolondoStella's Pooch Pit Featuring Rockin RolondoUukausi sitten
  • Just found you. Did you do the NY Islanders - 12 worst Mike Milbury trades?

    Steve ShimerSteve ShimerUukausi sitten
  • I love Pavel Bure. He will always be my favorite player. I’m a panthers fan and loved when we got VBK and Bure, Jovocop, the other Niedermayer, Bill Lindsay. Those were the golden years.

    LP 2989LP 2989Uukausi sitten
  • "Steve Dew-chez-knee" lol

    Volvo ManVolvo ManUukausi sitten
  • Had Steve never heard of Steve Duchesne?

    MiltonHipMiltonHipUukausi sitten
  • Great video I grew up in South Jersey and remember Big E very well there was never a more dominant player in the league with size speed and was able to do what he did to an absolute travesty that the flyers did not when they Stanley cup with Eric Quinn draws and that legion of Doom line we would have been better off putting a trash can in net at some points back then

    Jason PetracciJason PetracciUukausi sitten
  • It’s so impressive that you were able to break it down and explain it in a way that I could follow all the way through

    Jacob PrattJacob PrattUukausi sitten
  • at the time Eric was bigger then nearly everyone else, now his size is common place, we forget that.

    Spooker Red MenaceSpooker Red MenaceUukausi sitten
  • actually Forsberg won olympic gold in 1994 and 2006 =D

    Andreas nystromAndreas nystromUukausi sitten
  • Man oh man. I had it out for him for years. I thought him not wanting to play as a rebuke. As a young guy I had thought if you were drafted by any team you should be happy. To me it would be like working for my Step Dad. I would also say any where but here. Even so I thought he was the most dominant power forward ever for a couple years. He was a great player. There has been no other player like him.

    GoodeyeGoodeyeUukausi sitten
    • Be like a really mean Mathews. Who hits and runs over pretty much every one.

      GoodeyeGoodeyeUukausi sitten
  • This is interesting but this guy seems like a Leafs homer!!

    Brent FoxBrent FoxUukausi sitten
  • Forsberg actually won 2 Olympic gold medals...

    NostalgiNordenNostalgiNordenUukausi sitten
  • For the first time, this is longest trade tree I ever seen before, WOW!!

    Corey HillCorey HillUukausi sitten
  • Ill make it easy for you instead of watching this bs. Patrick Roy

    Max De KiewitMax De KiewitUukausi sitten
  • Sorry. Lindros is is full of it and is trying to rewrite history. He did not want to play in Quebec. In fact, I don’t think he wanted to play anywhere in Canada. He had sponsorship dollars dancing in his eyes. This train wreck could have had an amazing career. But because he believed his own PR he’ll go down as a bust.

    Darcy PanicciaDarcy PanicciaUukausi sitten
  • In hindsight, Lindros for Forsberg 1-for-1 is already a pretty even trade. Nevermind all that other stuff O_O

    Brian HuBrian HuUukausi sitten
  • Colorado Avalanche Fans: Yes keep going Everyone else: Stop

    Katie MetzgerKatie MetzgerUukausi sitten
  • great vid

    Josh WeinsteinJosh WeinsteinUukausi sitten
  • As a Habs fan, Colorado was still the Nordiques in my mind....salt in that Roy trade wound!

    RobertRobertUukausi sitten
  • epic video but how you managed to mispronounce Steve Duchesne is beyond me as a hokey fan.

    Christopher SchroederChristopher SchroederUukausi sitten
  • This video was very detailed in information. 100% accurate. Job well done 👏

    PJ PellicoPJ PellicoUukausi sitten
  • I just didn't think he was mature enough

    Adrian StevensAdrian StevensUukausi sitten
  • Sorry but it's pronounce Steve du Chêne

    Rene RobertRene RobertUukausi sitten
  • Well done Steve. You’re the best.

    Taylor BrownTaylor BrownUukausi sitten
  • If I went back as a gm, I’d take Forsberg over Lindros. It’s close though.

    Chris ThornycroftChris Thornycroft2 kuukautta sitten
  • I’m a Avs fan and I just gotta say thanks philly for the 2 cups

    Molly summerrockMolly summerrock2 kuukautta sitten
  • Best part was the video of joe giving the cup to ray best part hand down

    Derrick WebsterDerrick Webster2 kuukautta sitten
  • One of the most over-hyped , over-rated player of his time !

    EBEB2 kuukautta sitten
  • I would have cried by the ray bourque stanley cup clip except I've watzhed it a gazillion times before

    Leo's worldLeo's world2 kuukautta sitten
  • 0:20 wow WOW Holy Smokes!!!!!!

    Johnny MercuryJohnny Mercury2 kuukautta sitten
  • Matt Duchene was the ultimate Avs fan. He said: "What if I can do for them what Lindros did?" Thank you for your sacrifice, I know it was hard.

    Mary HaleneyMary Haleney2 kuukautta sitten
  • Eric Lindros trade: the history of the Colorado Avalanche

    Mary HaleneyMary Haleney2 kuukautta sitten
  • Anyone just realize that Forsberg was drafted by Philly and then finally played for them?

    IcedAssassinIcedAssassin2 kuukautta sitten
  • Thoroughly enjoyed that. Your trade tree videos are very entertaining and very informative.

    Mathew LongMathew Long2 kuukautta sitten
  • The question is would Forsberg had developed in Philly, under Bobby Clarke as GM, and Bill Dineen and Terry Simpson as HC's? Philly has always favored the rough and tough players. I'm not questioning Forsberg talent. But, there are many cases where a team and HC, have a great talent but never develop that talent. Yeah, I know Forsberg was the Flyers' #1 pick in 1991.

    LawomenshoopsLawomenshoops2 kuukautta sitten
    • Too bad that Forsberg never was rough and though then 😁😜😜😜

      Björn ArntsenBjörn Arntsen2 kuukautta sitten
  • Patrick Roy is probably one of the few guy who wiill have his jersey retired by 2 clubs (AVS and Habs)

    Ghislain LaframboiseGhislain Laframboise2 kuukautta sitten
  • Steve Duchesne is a french-canadian what did you called Matt Duchesne with same last name. Du- Shea-neuh ! (From the Oak tree.)

    Ghislain LaframboiseGhislain Laframboise2 kuukautta sitten
  • It almost seems like every team was involved in this tree

    Canadian BaconCanadian Bacon2 kuukautta sitten

    Yuriy KolesnykYuriy Kolesnyk2 kuukautta sitten
  • Do a Trevor Linden trade tree! please and thank you!

    Alex CairnsAlex Cairns2 kuukautta sitten
  • it's Matt Doo-Shayne - ew-vay kroop ------- Good catch on the Lindros thing. At that time everyone thought he was a suck, but everyone knew he didn't want to play for them.

    Steven HigashiSteven Higashi2 kuukautta sitten
  • And I thought the Lindros trade for Peter Forsberg was one for one

    B.C. BurgB.C. Burg2 kuukautta sitten
  • Overated,never lead Philly to the promise or Team canada in 96 and 98.

    Ray WateredgeRay Wateredge2 kuukautta sitten
  • The overall trade tree of this trade is still ongoing today, its ridiculous.

    killertim101killertim1012 kuukautta sitten
  • Steve Doo-chez-nee? No. Steve Doo-Shane.

    Nintendo ConvertNintendo Convert2 kuukautta sitten
  • Bring us a bill guerin career video

    jowy attridesjowy attrides2 kuukautta sitten
  • Wow.. never knew it went this deep.

    Jack KarlisJack Karlis2 kuukautta sitten
  • Philly got the short end of the stick there:)

    Mattias AnderssonMattias Andersson2 kuukautta sitten