Lindros was feeling the love

Updated: December 31, 2011, 11:03 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- They came wearing his jersey. En masse. No. 88 littered all over Citizens Bank Park.

And for many of them, it had been a long time since they desired to wear it.

"It's been in my closet for 10 years," Flyers fan Mike Sweeney said during Saturday's alumni game before a crowd of 45,808.

The 32-year-old Philadelphia native had his Eric Lindros jersey back on, shaking the mothballs off it, a decision shared by thousands of others on this day.

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