The Rangers Head Professional Scout, Europe, Anders Hedberg, checked in from Slovakia—site of the 2011 World Ice Hockey Championships—to chat about Oscar Lindberg, the 19 year old Swedish forward acquired from the Coyotes Sunday. Though he didn’t wish to project a future NHL role on Lindberg, Hedberg did say that he expects Lindberg to play
The New York Rangers made a deal on Sunday afternoon as they acquired forward Oscar Lindberg from the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Ethan Werek. Lindberg, 19, skated in 41 games with Skelleftea in the Swedish Elite League this season, tallying 5 goals and 9 assists, along with 31 penalty minutes. He also appeared in
And it was a big game, a 6-5 shootout win that gave Sweden first place in Group B and a direct berth to Monday’s semi-final round. Canada will have to play in a quarter-final on Sunday. The opposition was not immediately known, pending the results of Friday’s late game action. Oscar Lindberg and Anton Lander
Oscar Lindberg, along with Martin Lundberg and Max Carlson has become one of the crowd favorites in Skellefteå Kraft Arena. But during the Christmas and New Year is a great risk that the trio split. Oscar is very topical for the Junior World Championships in Buffalo. Junior World Cup squad is out on a week.
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
In the 2009 draft, seven elite players were taken from Sweden in the opening round: Victor Hedman, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson, David Rundblad, Jacob Josefson, Tim Erixon and Marcus Johansson. But in 2010, the Swedes were shutout of the opening round. Not that it’s a cause for concern: On Day 2 six players were plucked