Read: The kind of player that Oscar Lindberg is and when he might arrive

Oscar Lindberg

9/10/14 | 3:28PM: Lindberg said that he adjusted to the North American game “later than expected” but started to play well in the second half of the season. (Rangers)

On his mindset, Lindberg says that he wants to play his best hockey, not think to much and enjoy playing. (Rangers)

He said that he worked last year on his consistency and feels that he got better with it.  (Rangers)

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9/6/14 | 5:35PM: It’s expected that Oscar Lindberg will arrive full-time with the Rangers in 2015-16. (Dobber Hockey)

Lindberg has the talent to be a 60 point player but may end up only as a 40 point guy because he is likely to be a third-line player who has a focus in other areas than scoring. (Dobber Hockey)

Gordie Clark says that Lindberg will be pushing for a job in the NHL soon and that he has a good work ethic and two-way game. (NHL.com)

  • He  is an “all-around” forward who can play both on the PP and PK. (ESPN Insider)
  • The 2014 Hockey News Yearbook, which has Lindberg ranked 10th, has him being an NHLer in 2015-16.
  • The 2014 Hockey News Future Watch issue calls Lindberg a “two-way” center who has 18-20 goal potential.

His expected NHL arrival will be in 2015-16. (NHL.com)

Lindberg is expected to start the season in the AHL but could get called up if he is producing consistently. (HF)

Stats/Watch: Oscar Lindberg’s season breakdown

Oscar LindbergIn his first season in North America, Oscar Linbderg scored 18 goals, 28 assists, was a plus two and had 183 shots on goal.

By month, Lindberg had:

  • October (10 games): 2 goals and 5 assists, 25 shots
  • November (11 games): 2 goals and 1 assist, 21 shots
  • December (10 games): 3 goals and 2 assists, 29 shots
  • January (12 games): 5 goals and 8 assists, 34 shots
  • February (11 games): 2 goal and 6 assists, 23 shots
  • March (13 games): 2 goals and 2 assists, 31 shots
  • April (8 games): 2 goals and 2 assists, 20 shots

He scored 6 game winning goals this past season.

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Lindberg is one of the young players who may get a chance to enter the Rangers lineup this season. (Free Press)

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Read: Oscar Lindberg is more confident after a year in the AHL

Oscar LindbergOscar Lindberg says that playing 20 minutes a night in the AHL and seeing time on the PK and the PP helped his confidence and his development. (Hockey Sverige)

He said that he got better after a slow start but didn’t do enough to take a spot on the NHL roster. (Hockey Sverige)

Lindberg said that even though he was with the team in the series against Montreal, he knew that it was unlikely he would play. He did say that he was happy to be around the team at that time and learned a lot. (Hockey Sverige)

He said that he was disappointed to not play in the NHL last year and felt that his point production in Hartford was “okay” but nothing more. (Hockey Sverige)

Lindberg said that he is working to be better prepared this season and hopes to take one of the open spots that the Rangers have. (Hockey Sverige)

On why he didn’t play with the Rangers last year, Lindberg said that he was too “uneven” and when he was bad he was just “too bad.” He said the team really liked his rookie camp in Traverse City but were not as happy with his performance in training camp. (Hockey Sverige)

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Read: Oscar Lindberg on last season and his goal for this season

Oscar LindbergIn looking back at last season, Oscar Lindberg said that his year in Hartford was tough but rewarding. (Norran)

He said that he was good in Traverse City and even in Training Camp but was the last cut and then he didn’t play his best hockey after being sent down. (Norran)

Lindberg said that it was useful for him to play in the AHL but he was disappointed that he didn’t get a chance to play with the Rangers. He said that his goal for this season is to play with the Rangers but it is up to him to make it happen. (Norran)

He said that he wants to/is working at getting faster after discovering how important speed is on the smaller ice surface. (Norran)

He had 18 goals and 26 assists in 75 games for the Wolf Pack this season.

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News: Oscar Lindberg and Jesper Fast are in Montreal

Oscar Lindberg is with the Rangers in Montreal and it’s between him and Jesper Fast to enter the lineup if Derek Stepan can’t replace JT Miller tomorrow. (Arpon Basu)

Lindberg has been skating with the Rangers black aces. Lindberg would be making his NHL debut if he were to enter the lineup.

He had 18 goals and 26 assists in 75 games for the Wolf Pack this season.

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Fast has played in three playoff games this season, the last being game three against Pittsburgh. He has an assist, nine hits and an average of 9:39.

Stats: Wolf Pack win 7-2 (JT Miller (2), Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg score)

The Wolf Pack beat St. John 7-2 last night:

  • Chris McCarthy: plus 2, 3 shots
  • Conor Allen: 1 assist, plus one, 2 shots, hooking penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: plus one
  • Ryan Bourque: plus one, 1 shot
  • JT Miller: 2 goals, minus one, 7 shots, high sticking penalty
  • Marek Hrivik: 1 goal, plus 2, 4 shots
  • Oscar Lindberg: 1 goal, 2 shots, high sticking and slashing penalty
  • Danny Kristo: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus 2, 2 shots

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Stats: Oscar Lindberg has been playing well lately

Oscar LindbergIn his first season in North America, Oscar Lindberg is tied for the Wolf Pack lead in points in 31 in 47 games.

Lindberg, by month has had:

  • October (10 games): 2 goals and 5 assists
  • November (11 games): 2 goals and 1 assist
  • December (10 games): 3 goals and 2 assists
  • January (12 games): 5 goals and 8 assists
  • February (4 games): 1 goal and 2 assists

Lindberg’s increase in points coincided with the Wolf Pack adding more centers, TJ Hensick and JT Miller, and putting him with Michael Haley and Kyle Beach and then Haley and Danny Kristo. (Wolf Pack)

Ken Gernander says that the experience early in the season of being the Wolf Pack’s number one guy, and going through some struggles, has made him a better player and should help him moving forward. (Wolf Pack)

Lindberg said that adjusting to the North American ice surface and the different style of play in North America has been tough but gotten better recently. (Wolf Pack)

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2/27/14: Ken Gernander says that Lindberg’s progression was taking one step back to take two steps forward. Lindberg says that he is getting more comfortable with each game. (Courant)

Stats: Wolf Pack Win 4-1 (Danny Kristo and Oscar Lindberg score/Dylan McIlrath Plays)

The Wolf Pack defeated the Phantoms 4-1 last night:

  • Conor Allen: plus one, hooking penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: 1 assist, plus two
  • Ryan Bourque: plus one, 3 shots
  • JT Miller: 1 assist, plus one, five shots
  • Marek Hrivik: nothing on scoresheet
  • Oscar Lindberg: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus two, 5 shots
  • Jesper Fast: 1 assist, plus one, 1 shot
  • Danny Kristo: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus two, 4 shots

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