It wasn’t too long ago that Oskar Lindblom was buried on the fourth line, and appeared to be on the outside looking in for the orange and black this season. Fast forward almost three months, and we are really seeing a transformation of this young player. Lindblom has really come into his own under Head Coach Scott Gordon.
Lindblom has taken on a bigger role nowadays. He is a top-six forward at the moment, and Gordon has trusted him to see time on the penalty kill, as well as, seeing time on the second power play unit. Moreover, it’s good to see Lindblom thriving and relishing his
This young up-and-coming star is really starting to bud at the right time. The Flyers are in the midst of a playoff run, well their playoff lives are on life support. Every game is crucial at the moment, and Lindblom appears to be just getting to those areas to help the team win at all costs, “This time of the year too,” Lindblom states, “Gonna be some greasy goals. Gonna have to score those goals if we want to win games. It’s an important part of the game. I like to be there so, why not?”
Coach Gordon really has this young man thriving, “I just feel that he’s trusting me and he wants me out there,” Lindblom says of Head Coach Gordon, “I got more confidence. I think that’s the big part.” Lindblom’s confidence appears to be through the roof.
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Gordon really has done a great job with the youth, mainly Lindblom. Before Gordon, Lindblom’s confidence was shattered, and he was dejected at times. Now Lindblom’s confidence is at an all-time high in North America, and the Flyers are benefitting from his stellar play as of late. This kid seems to be relishing his role as a top-six forward for the orange and black. Moreover, the future is bright for Lindblom, as he becomes more trusted with the coaching staff.
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