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
Edmonton Oilers
Pittsburgh Penguins
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. 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]

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



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