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Brother: Jamie Linden
The 6'4 center was selected 2nd overall in 1988 after winning back-to-back Memorial Cups with the Medicine Hat Tigers and gold at the U20 World Junior Championship. Linden followed up his draft hype with 30 goals and 29 assists in his rookie season. He went on to score 30 goals in 6 seasons and won a King Clancy Trophy and an NHL Foundation Player Award. He retired in 2008 with 375 goals and 867 points.