Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the team has selected right wing Philip Lane with the 52nd overall pick and center Oscar Lindberg with the 57th overall pick in the second round of the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. In addition, the Coyotes selected goaltender Louis Domingue with the 138th overall pick in the fifth round of the Entry Draft.
Lindberg, 18, appeared in 30 games for Skelleftea Jr. of the Swedish Junior League last season, recording 14-23-37 and 44 PIM. He led the league in faceoff percentage (60.4%) for the second straight season this year after posting a 63.4 faceoff percentage in 2008-09. The 6-foot, 187-pound Lindberg also appeared in 30 games in the Swedish Elite League last season and collected a goal and an assist.
In 2008-09, Lindberg, a native of Skelleftea, Sweden, registered 14-19-33 and 54 PIM in 38 games with Skelleftea, Jr.