Willy Lindström

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Willy Lindström
Born (1951-05-05) May 5, 1951 (age 63)
Grums, Sweden[1]
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for WHA
Winnipeg Jets
NHL
Edmonton Oilers
Pittsburgh Penguins
SEL
Brynäs IF
National team  Sweden
Playing career 1975–1990

Bo Morgan Willy Lindström (born May 5, 1951 in Grums, Sweden) is a Swedish former ice hockey player for the Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Career[edit]

In Sweden he played for Västra Frölunda HC and Brynäs IF.[1] He won two Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers in 1984 and 1985.[1] Lindstrom is the only player to have had both Bobby Hull and Wayne Gretzky as teammates, as well as Mario Lemieux.

In 1975, Lindström signed a contract as a free agent with the Winnipeg Jets in the WHA. Lindström was one of the top scorers in the WHA four years in a row. In March 1983, Lindström was traded to Edmonton Oilers for Laurie Boschman.[1]

Lindstrom once scored five goals in one game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Spectrum

Personal[edit]

Lindström has a son Liam Lindström who plays for the Phoenix RoadRunners of the ECHL.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75 Vastra Frolunda IF Swe-D1 29 18 14 32 24
1975–76 Winnipeg Jets WHA 81 23 36 59 32 13 4 7 11 2
1976–77 Winnipeg Jets WHA 79 44 36 80 37 20 9 6 15 22
1977–78 Winnipeg Jets WHA 77 30 30 60 42 8 3 4 7 17
1978–79 Winnipeg Jets WHA 79 26 36 62 22 10 10 5 15 9
1979–80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 23 26 49 20
1980–81 Winnipeg Jets NHL 72 22 13 35 45
1981–82 Winnipeg Jets NHL 74 32 27 59 33 4 2 1 3 2
1982–83 Winnipeg Jets NHL 63 20 25 45 8
1982–83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 10 6 5 11 2 16 2 11 13 4
1983–84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 22 16 38 38 19 5 5 10 10
1984–85 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 12 20 32 18 18 5 1 6 8
1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 14 17 31 30
1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 10 13 23 6
1987–88 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 35 16 9 25 40
1988–89 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 29 12 5 17 26
1989–90 Brynas IF Gavle SEL 29 8 5 13 12
NHL Totals 582 161 162 323 200 57 14 18 32 24

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