Oscar Lindberg (ice hockey)
Lindberg during a 2014 preseason game.
October 29, 1991 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
|New York Rangers
|NHL Draft||57th overall, 2010
|Men's Ice hockey|
|Competitor for Sweden|
Oscar Lindberg (born October 29, 1991) is a Swedish ice hockey player currently playing with the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He represented Sweden in the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He also represented Sweden on their gold medal-winning 2013 IIHF World Championship team.
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. On May 8, 2011, Lindberg was traded to the New York Rangers in return for Ethan Werek.
Lindberg was named the Rangers' best rookie in their 2015 training camp. He made the Rangers out of training camp for the 2015–16 season and scored his first NHL goal in the first period on opening night against Corey Crawford of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Regular season and playoffs
|2013–14||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||75||18||26||44||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||75||28||28||56||68||15||3||13||16||6|
|2014–15||New York Rangers||NHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Team Sweden statistics" (PDF). iihf. Retrieved 2011-05-09.
- "Team Sweden statistics" (PDF). iihf. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
- "Kings of Sweden". iihf. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
- "Phoenix Coyotes NHL draft day 2". AZCentral. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- "Coyotes Acquire Werek from Rangers for Lindberg". tsn.ca. 2011-05-08. Retrieved 2011-05-08.
- "Third time’s the charm". IIHF. April 13, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-22.
- "Calgary Flames at New York Rangers". NHL. February 25, 2015.
- "Oscar Lindberg Named Winner of the 2015 Lars-Erik Sjoberg Award". New York Rangers. September 30, 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-02.
- Brooks, L. (October 7, 2015). "Rangers forced to stew before blitzing Blackhawks in opener". New York Post. Retrieved 2015-10-10.
- Cohen, J. (October 7, 2015). "Rangers hold on for 3-2 victory over Blackhawks". Yahoo!. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
- Oscar Lindberg's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Oscar Lindberg's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|Winner of the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy