Today is Eric Lindros’ 40th birthday.
It’s actually not. This blog was originally posted back in February, when it WAS the Big E’s big day.
The reason this blog is making a comeback is because the voting selection committee with the Hockey Hall of Fame will meet in Toronto tomorrow to discuss who should be inducted in the class of 2014.
And Lindros could be on the shortlist, and that comes with a fair bit of controversy.
Hard to believe, I know, given that devilish smile, but Eric was kind of a jerk in the NHL, and he was plagued by injuries. Poor guy.
ANYWAY, it looks as though Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer, and Brendan Shanahan could be voted in, but can they rock a pinstripe Von Dutch hat?
I don’t think so.
So here’s how YOU can dress like potential hall-of-famer, Eric Lindros.
First of all, you’ll have to get a jersey.
The good news is you have options.
You can even dress it down, swapping the helmet for a pinstriped Von Dutch hat.
Style tip — don’t ever wear a pinstriped Von Dutch hat unless you’re being ironic. And even then, it’s questionable.
You could even go retro with your jersey choices.
Team Canada, circa the early 90s.
Or the Oshawa Generals.
Three words: denim all over.
Get yourself a good v-neck.
And wear it over a sweater?
Always match your lifejacket to your swim trunks.
And when in doubt, lose the shirt altogether.