Oscar Lindberg (ice hockey)
Lindberg with the Golden Knights in 2018
29 October 1991 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|Vegas Golden Knights
New York Rangers
|NHL Draft||57th overall, 2010
Oscar Lindberg (born 29 October 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player for the Vegas Golden Knights 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.
New York Rangers
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.
Vegas Golden Knights
On 21 June 2017, Lindberg went unprotected by the Rangers in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and was subsequently selected by the Vegas Golden Knights. As a restricted free agent he later agreed on a two-year contract worth $3.4 million with the Golden Knights on 4 July 2017.
On 10 October 2017, Lindberg scored his first goal with the Golden Knights in the Knights first franchise home game.
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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||New York Rangers||NHL||68||13||15||28||43||2||0||0||0||2|
|2016–17||New York Rangers||NHL||65||8||12||20||32||12||3||1||4||2|
|Men's Ice hockey|
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- "Golden Knights sign Oscar Lindberg". Las Vegas Sun. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
- Webster, Danny (11 October 2017). "Golden Knights make history with win against Coyotes". NHL.com. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Winner of the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy