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Joakim Lindstrom | Winger

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/5/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 187
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Newly-signed forward Joakim Lindstrom has some ties to the St. Louis Blues.
He played under current Blues bench boss Ken Hitchcock in Columbus and he is friends with Alexander Steen. "So he's got some offensive ability," GM Doug Armstrong said. "I think we're a team that can provide him with an opportunity and he certainly adds to our skill and our depth. Again, I don't want to oversell, but it's a player that has some skill and we'll see how he can fit into our lineup." It's unclear if he'll be able to secure a roster spot on a very deep St. Louis team. May 29 - 2:14 PM

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Joakim Lindstrom has signed a one-year, $700,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues.

Lindstrom is returning to the NHL after two seasons in Sweden. He had 63 points and 72 penalty minutes in 55 games with Skelleftea AIK in 2013-14. The 30-year-old also has 15 goals and 33 points in 97 career NHL contests. "He's a player that's been to North America, gone back and really reinvented his game," Blues GM Doug Armstrong said. "He came over probably too young and went back (to Sweden). He wants to come back (to the NHL). I know there were a few teams that were trying to get him to come back to North America."
May 28 - 11:38 AM

Joakim Lindstrom scored twice for Skelleftea in a 3-1 win over Modo on Tuesday.

He has 12 markers and 21 assists in 25 games this campaign in the Swedish Elite League. Lindstrom split the 2011-12 season with Colorado and Elitserien squad Skelleftea.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 04:34:00 PM

The Avalanche placed forward Joakim Lindstrom on waivers today.

Lindstrom was signed as a free agent in June after spending the last two seasons in Russia (KHL) and his native Sweden. Colorado coach Joe Sacco gave the forward, who will turn 28 on Dec. 5, plenty of chances. Lindstrom played on the top two lines and was used on the point with the man advantage. However, in 16 games, he could only muster 2-3-5 while going minus-9. It was Lindstrom’s fifth shot at the NHL having played parts of four seasons with Columbus and Phoenix prior to going overseas after the 2008-09 campaign.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 02:22:00 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have signed Joakim Lindstrom to a one-year/$600,000 contract.

Lindstrom last saw action in the NHL for the Phoenix Coyotes in the the 2008-09 season scoring nine goals and 20 points in 44 games. He played last season in the Swedish Elite League for Skelleftea, earning All-Star status as he popped 28 goals to go with 32 assists to lead the league in scoring. Look for the 28-year-old former second round pick to have a chance to be a top-six forward with the Avalanche next season.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 06:44:00 AM

Joakim Lindstrom tallied his ninth goal of the season in a 4-3 victory Thursday night.

Lindstrom has nine goals and seven assists on the year. Steven Goertzen and Viktor Tikhonov registered the other goals for Phoenix. Daniel Carcillo scored the winner in the shootout.
Fri, Feb 20, 2009 01:27:00 AM

Joakim Lindstrom scored a goal and added an assist but it wasn't enough as the Phoenix Coyotes dropped a 5-4 decision to the Detroit Red Wings.

Despite the big night, Lindstrom only has eight goals and four assists in 25 games this season. There should be better fantasy options on your waiver wire.
Wed, Feb 4, 2009 10:36:00 PM

Joakim Lindstrom potted two goals as Phoenix downed the Canucks 4-1.

Lindstrom's sixth and seventh goals of the season opened up the scoreboard. He played well with Shane Doan, who assisted on both goals. Peter Mueller netted his tenth on the powerplay, and Keith Yandle rounded out the scoring. Even though Lindstrom's point production went up 33% with this effort, he's not quite ready for fantasy prime time.
Fri, Jan 16, 2009 12:56:00 AM

Joakim Lindstrom picked up a goal and an assist in Saturday night's shootout loss to the Red Wings.

Lindstrom picked up earlier this season to join the youth movement in Phoenix. In three games for the Coyotes, he has three points (two goals and one assist). He has shown some chemistry playing with Mikkel Boedker in the past two contests. Look for coach Wayne Gretzky to continue pairing the duo together to see if they can jump start the stagnant Coyotes offense. Boedker picked up a goal and assist in the contest, while Ed Jovanovski picked up two assists.
Sun, Dec 14, 2008 12:05:00 AM

Joakim Lindstrom was called up from the minors on Wednesday December 10.

Lindstrom had no stats in 14:04 minutes of action but did manage to play 4:49 minutes on the Phoenix power play. He was on the second unit.
Thu, Dec 11, 2008 02:24:00 AM

The Phoenix Coyotes acquired minor leaguer Joakim Lindstrom in exchange for Logan Stephenson.

Lindstrom has seven goals and 21 points in 21 games in the AHL this season. Stephenson has one goal, one assist and 40 penalty minutes in 19 games in the AHL. Both players will remain in the minors.
Source: TSN.ca
Wed, Dec 3, 2008 04:43:00 PM

The Anaheim Ducks have reclaimed Joakim Lindstrom off waivers from Chicago.

It's been a strange week for Lindstrom who was Ducks property on Friday, was claimed by the Blackhawks the same day and is back in the Anaheim system on Tuesday. Lindstrom was sent to Iowa of the AHL by the Ducks. He has no fantasy value unless you are in an AHL pool this season.
Wed, Oct 8, 2008 06:08:00 AM

The Ducks lost winger Joakim Lindstrom to the Blackhawks.

Lindstrom, who was placed on waivers, was claimed by the Hawks. The 24-year-old Swedish winger split time between the Blue Jackets and Syracuse of the AHL last season and has virtually no fantasy value despite registering 60 points in only 49 games with the Crunch.
Sat, Oct 4, 2008 11:40:00 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have sent Joakim Lindstrom to the minors.

This was a bit of a surprise as Lindstrom was slated to be the Ducks third line right winger.
Fri, Oct 3, 2008 06:26:00 AM

Joakim Lindstrom has signed a one-year deal with the Ducks.

Lindstrom was acquired by Anaheim this summer from Columbus for a conditional pick. He registered three goals and four assists in 25 games last season for the Blue Jackets. He will be looking to crack the Ducks' roster out of training camp.
Thu, Aug 28, 2008 08:14:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1David Backes
2Paul Stastny
3Patrik Berglund
4Jori Lehtera
5Colin Fraser
6Maxim Lapierre
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Magnus Paajarvi
4Joakim Lindstrom
5Steve Ott
6Peter Mueller
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Vladimir Tarasenko
3Chris Porter
4Ryan Reaves
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Barret Jackman
5Chris Butler
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Jordan Leopold
8Ian Cole
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen