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Anders Lindback | Goalie | #39

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 215
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 7 (207) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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The Predators have signed goalie Anders Lindback to a one-year, two-way contract.
Lindback returns to Nashville as a depth goalie but we doubt he will have any fantasy value as he ranks behind starter Pekka Rinne and promising Juuse Saros. Look for him to split time with newly-signed Matt O'Connor in Milwaukee of the AHL. Jul 1 - 1:32 PM

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Anders Lindback has been released from him PTO by AHL Ontario.

Lindback was originally brought in to potentially help alleviate the goaltending strain the LA Kings and Reign have been experiencing with Jonathan Quick out and Peter Budaj up in the NHL. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to have worked out. Lindback is now a free agent.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 08:00:00 PM

Anders Lindback is still with the Ontario Reign.

The AHL squad has retracted their press release, which stated that Lindback had been released from his PTO.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 06:48:00 PM

Anders Lindback has been released from his tryout agreement.

He appeared in four games with the Ontario Reign of the AHL, where he posted a 2-1-1 record with a 3.40 goals-against average and an. 870 save percentage.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 04:28:00 PM

The plan is to get Anders Lindback into an AHL game over the weekend.

Lindback is on an AHL professional tryout agreement, but he's also practiced with the Los Angeles Kings recently. With Jonathan Quick and Jeff Zatkoff still sidelined, it's possible that the Kings will sign Lindback if they like what they see from him in the minors.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 09:13:00 AM

Anders Lindback was on the ice with the Kings Tuesday morning, but he's doing so without a contract with Los Angeles.

Lindback signed a PTO with AHL Ontario. That allows him to practice with the Kings, but he's not an option to appear in a game. Goaltenders Jonathan Quick and Jeff Zatkoff are sidelined, but Peter Budaj has done well in their absence.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 03:39:00 PM

Anders Lindback will join the Los Angeles King on a PTO, but he is expected to report to the AHL's Ontario Reign.

The Reign will play three games in three days this weekend and could use a goaltender with Peter Budaj and Jack Campbell up with the Kings due to injuries. Lindback's tryout could be extended based on how he plays. If Los Angeles needs him then he could end up seeing some NHL as well.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 01:47:00 PM

Anders Lindback won't be offer a contract from the Devils at this time.

However, he will continue to work out with the team. Lindback attended training camp on a professional tryout, but he didn't practice on Wednesday.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 03:41:00 PM

Anders Lindback blocked 30 shots and gave up four as the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers 5-4 Saturday night.

Lindback played all 60 minutes of the contest and had a save percentage of .882. This was on par with his record last year of .894 with the Arizona Coyotes. Lindback lost some momentum in 2014-15 with the Dallas Stars boasting an .875 save percentage, but seven games with their AHL affiliate lifted him to .946. Later that season with the Buffalo Sabres, he garnered a .924 save percentage in 16 games.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 11:51:00 PM

Anders Lindback will join the New Jersey Devils' training camp on a tryout basis.

Lindback had a 3.11 GAA and .894 save percentage in 19 games with the Arizona Coyotes last season. The Devils could use an extra goaltender for their training camp because Cory Schneider is with Team USA for the World Cup. That being said, Schneider is a lock to be the team's starter as long as he's healthy and Keith Kinkaid is expected to be the team's backup, so the odds of Lindback being part of New Jersey's opening game roster aren't great.
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 12:12:00 PM

Anders Lindback (Achilles) should be fine by the start of training camp.

Lindback sustained the injury while getting ready for a game on Feb. 15. "It was literally nothing, and I was really shocked obviously that it happened," Lindback said. "It’s one of those fluky things. They don’t really know why it happens." He's been training consistently, but is still in a walking boot. That being said, the plan is for him to resume skating in June and hopefully make a full recovery in August. He's scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer though, so naturally that's another big X-Factor going into this offseason.
Fri, Apr 15, 2016 10:07:00 AM

Anders Lindback had successful Achilles tendon surgery on Friday but will be out for the remainder of the season.

It was a freak injury as it occurred after Lindback got up after stretching before the game on Monday. He will be ready for the start of training camp. He finishes the season at 5-7-1.
Sun, Feb 21, 2016 06:29:00 AM

Anders Lindback's Achilles' tendon injury occurred when he was getting up after stretching for Monday's game.

"It wasn’t kicking a soccer ball or anything like that," Coyotes GM Don Maloney said. "It was one of those freak things that happen, unfortunately." As previously reported, Lindback might be done for the season. With Mike Smith also out long-term, Louis Domingue is likely to be leaned on heavily while Niklas Treutle has been summoned to serve as the backup.
Wed, Feb 17, 2016 10:45:00 AM

Anders Lindback is out indefinitely with an Achilles' tendon injury.

He was hurt when he was warming up for Monday's contest. Lindback will probably require surgery and he could be done for the season.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 03:22:00 PM

Anders Lindback's previously undisclosed injury is a lower-body issue.

Lindback was hurt prior to the start of Monday's game. "It doesn’t look good," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "We’ll get some more tests (Tuesday), but I think it’s a fairly serious injury." The Coyotes are already missing goaltender Mike Smith, so this just increases the pressure on Louis Domingue.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 08:48:00 AM

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