Flyers refrains from F Oskar Lindblom in order to buy out

The placed Oskar Lindblom on dispensation on Tuesday in order to buy out.

Flyers buy out the last season of the Swedish forward’s contract, worth 3 million dollars.

The team also announced a $ 100,000 donation in Lindblom’s name to a local organization that supports families affected by .

Lindblom, who turns 26 next month, was diagnosed with skeletal cancer Ewing’s sarcoma in December 2019. He completed treatments the following July and returned to the ice in the playoffs in September 2020.

“This was a very difficult decision to make and one that we spent a lot of time investigating,” Manager Chuck Fletcher said in a press release. “No one can question the will, the will and the strength to overcome everything that Oskar has been through outside the ice to return to the game he loves.

“Furthermore, Oskar’s commitment to his teammates and influence in our room has been immeasurable. He is truly an inspiration to us all and he will always remain a special part of the Philadelphia Flyers family. We wish him all the best as he continues his NHL career. . “

Lindblom scored 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) in 79 games last season. In five seasons with the Flyers, he collected 97 points (50 goals, 47 assists) in 263 games.

He won the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy after the 2020-21 season. The prize goes to the player who best embodies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the game of hockey.

–Field Level Media





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