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Oscar Lindberg
Oscar Lindberg
Center  - NYR
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 29, 1991  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Skellefteå, Sweden
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Acquired: Traded by Phoenix to Rangers in exchange for Ethan Werek on May 8, 2011.
Drafted: PHX / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (57th overall) PROSPECT BIO
AHL CAREER
2013-14:
Tied for fourth in the AHL in game-winning goals (six) ... Led Hartford in shots on goal (183), tied for the team lead in game-winning goals and shorthanded goals (two), ranked second in points (44) and power play assists (12), tied for second in games played (75), ranked third in goals (18), fourth in assists (26), and tied for fifth in power play goals (four) ... Made his AHL debut on Oct. 5 vs. Norfolk ... Registered his first career AHL point with an assist on Oct. 6 vs. Albany ... Tallied his first career AHL goal as part of a two-point effort on Oct. 26 at Hershey ... Recorded his first career game-winning goal on Oct. 30 vs. Bridgeport ... Registered a point in 19 of 28 games from Dec. 26 at Bridgeport to Mar. 2 at Portland (nine goals, 16 assists over the span) ... Recorded a five-game point streak from Jan. 24 vs. Springfield to Jan. 31 vs. Providence (five goals, four assists over the span).

EUROPEAN CAREER

2012-13: Established SHL career-highs in games played (55), goals (17), assists (25), points (42), penalty minutes (54) and plus/minus rating (plus-one) ... Ranked second on Skelleftea in assists ... Finished third on the team and eighth in the league in points ... Ranked fourth on the team in goals ... Established playoff career-highs in goals (four), assists (eight), points (12), penalty minutes (16) and plus/minus rating (plus-13) while leading Skelleftea to the SHL Championship ... Tied for first in the SHL in playoff assists and playoff points ... Received the Stefan Liv Memorial Trophy as Most Valuable Player of the SHL Playoffs.
2011-12: Split the season between Skelleftea of the SHL, Skelleftea Jr. of the SuperElit and Sundsvall IF of HockeyAllsvenskan (SWE-2) ... Matched a SHL career high in playoff games played (18).
2010-11:
Split the season between Skelleftea of the SHL and Skelleftea Jr. of the SuperElit ... Registered eight goals and four assists in nine games with Skelleftea Jr ... Established a SHL playoff career high in games played (18) ... Led the team in playoff plus/minus rating (plus-five), tied for fifth in goals (three), ranked ninth in points (seven) and tied for ninth in assists (four).
2009-10:
Split the season between Skelleftea of the SHL and Skelleftea Jr. of the SuperElit ... Established SuperElit career-highs in assists (23), points (37) and plus/minus rating (plus-15) and matched a career high in goals (14) ... Led Skelleftea Jr. in assists and points, ranked second in goals, and tied for fourth in plus/minus rating ... Established SuperElit playoff career-highs in goals (one), points (two) and penalty minutes (12) and matched a career high in assists (one) ... Made his SHL debut with Skelleftea, registering one goal and one assist in 36 games ... Registered two goals in ten playoff games with Skelleftea.
2008-09:
Split the season between Skelleftea Jr. of the SuperElit and Skelleftea U18 of SWE-U18 ... Established SuperElit career-highs in games played (38), goals (14) and penalty minutes (54) ... Led the team in goals, assists (19) and points (33), and ranked second in penalty minutes ... Established SuperElit playoff career-highs in games played (five) and matched a career-high in assists (one) ... Registered 18 points (eight goals, ten assists) in six games with Skelleftea U18 ... Tied for third on the team in playoff points (nine), tied for third in playoff assists (five), and tied for fourth in playoff goals (four) ...
2007-08: Established Skelleftea U18 career-highs in games played (31), goals (19), assists (29), points (48), penalty minutes (36), and plus/minus (plus-22) ... Made his SuperElit debut with Selleftea Jr., skating in one regular season game ... Made his SuperElit playoff debut, tallying one assist in two playoff games.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER
2013: Captured a gold medal representing Sweden at the 2013 World Championships ... Registered one goal and one assist in 10 games. 2011: Represented Sweden at the 2011 World Junior Championships in Buffalo, New York ... Registered two goals and two assists in six tournament games. 2009: Represented Sweden at the 2009 World U18 Championships ... Tallied two assists in six tournament games.
2011:
Represented Sweden at 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship tournament at Buffalo, N.Y., and tied for third in team scoring with two goals and two assists in six games. ... Also had plus-3 rating. ... Registered game-high eight shots on goal playing on second line for Sweden in bronze-medal game loss to Team USA. ... Tied for second on Team Sweden with 22 shots on goal in six games.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

June 26, 2010 -- Selected by Phoenix in second round, No. 57 overall, of 2010 NHL Entry Draft. May 8, 2011 -- Traded by Phoenix to Rangers in exchange for Ethan Werek.