Matt Lindblad

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Matt Lindblad
Matt Lindblad - Boston Bruins.jpg
Matt Lindblad in 2014.
Born (1990-03-23) March 23, 1990 (age 24)
Evanston, IL, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Boston Bruins
Providence Bruins (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present

Matthew Maurice Lindblad (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Lindblad attended the Dartmouth College where he played three seasons (2010 - 2013) of NCAA Division I hockey with the Dartmouth Big Green, registering 29 goals, 51 assists, 80 points, and 8 penalty minutes in 89 games played.[1]

On April 5, 2013, the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League signed Lindblad as a free agent to an entry-level contract.[2]

On February 24, 2014, the Boston Bruins recalled Lindblad from their AHL affiliate in Providence,[3] only to be returned to the AHL without seeing NHL action. He finally made his NHL debut on March 15, 2014, playing left wing on the Bruins' fourth-line in a 5-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Chicago Steel USHL 51 5 20 25 17
2009–10 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 57 24 46 70 20 3 1 2 3 2
2010–11 Dartmouth College ECAC 33 13 15 28 4
2011–12 Dartmouth College ECAC 26 6 18 24 2
2012–13 Dartmouth College ECAC 30 10 18 28 2
2012–13 Providence Bruins AHL 4 1 4 5 0
2013–14 Providence Bruins AHL 55 8 16 24 8 12 3 4 7 10
2013–14 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 2 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rookie Matt Lindblad making goo impression with Bruins". Boston Globe. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  2. ^ "Bruins sign Matt Lindblad to entry-level deal". Boston Bruins. 2013-04-05. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  3. ^ "Bruins recall Niklas Svedberg, Matt Lindblad from Providence". New England Sports Network. 2014-02-24. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Lindblad happy with his NHL debut". csnne.com. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 

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