Oscar Lindberg (ice hockey)

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Oscar Lindberg
Oscar Lindberg - New York Rangers.jpg
Lindberg during a 2014 preseason game.
Born (1991-10-29) October 29, 1991 (age 23)
Skellefteå, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)
Skellefteå AIK
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 57th overall, 2010
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2009–present
Medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Competitor for  Sweden
World Championships
Gold 2013 Sweden/Finland

Oscar Lindberg (born October 29, 1991) is a Swedish ice hockey player, currently playing with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) and a prospect of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He represented Sweden in the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[1] He also represented Sweden on their gold medal-winning 2013 IIHF World Championship team.[2][3]

Playing career[edit]

Central Scouting Bureau ranked Lindberg seventh among European Skaters for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, however he was not was drafted until the second round, 57th overall, by the Phoenix Coyotes.[4] On May 8, 2011, Lindberg was traded to the New York Rangers in return for Ethan Werek.[5]

In 2012–13, Lindberg was awarded the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the SEL playoffs.[6]

On February 24, 2015, Lindberg made his NHL debut in a game against the Calgary Flames.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Skellefteå J20 J20 38 14 19 33 54 5 0 1 1 4
2009–10 Skellefteå AIK SHL 36 1 1 2 35 10 2 0 2 2
2009–10 Skellefteå J20 J20 30 14 13 37 44 1 1 1 2 12
2010–11 Skellefteå AIK SHL 41 5 9 14 31 18 3 4 7 4
2011–12 Skellefteå AIK SHL 46 5 5 10 18 18 1 3 4 10
2012–13 Skellefteå AIK SHL 55 17 25 42 54 13 4 8 12 16
2013–14 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 75 18 26 44 58
2014–15 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 75 28 28 56 68
SHL totals 178 28 40 68 138 59 10 15 25 32
AHL totals 150 46 54 100 126

[8]

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Sweden WJC18 5th 6 0 2 2 8
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 6 2 2 4 6
2013 Sweden WC 1st 10 1 1 2 2
Junior totals 12 2 4 6 14
Senior totals 10 1 1 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Sweden statistics" (PDF). iihf. Retrieved 2011-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Team Sweden statistics" (PDF). iihf. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  3. ^ "Kings of Sweden". iihf. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  4. ^ "Phoenix Coyotes NHL draft day 2". AZCentral. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  5. ^ "Coyotes Acquire Werek from Rangers for Lindberg". tsn.ca. 2011-05-08. Retrieved 2011-05-08. 
  6. ^ "Third time’s the charm". IIHF. April 13, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  7. ^ "Calgary Flames at New York Rangers". NHL. February 25, 2015. 
  8. ^ http://www.hartfordwolfpack.com/team/player-stats

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jakob Silfverberg
Winner of the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy
(Playoff MVP)

2013
Succeeded by
Joakim Lindström