Anders Lindback
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AndersLindback
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 6"
CATCHES: Left
WEIGHT: 215
BIRTHDATE: 05/03/1988
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Gävle, SWE
DRAFTED: NSH: 2008-207 overall
Traded to Tampa Bay by Nashville with Kyle Wilson and Nashville's 7th round choice (Nikita Gusev) in 2012 Entry Draft for Sebastian Caron, Minnesota's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Pontus Aberg) in 2012 Entry Draft, Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Colton Sissons) in 2012 Entry Draft and Tampa Bay's 3rd round choice (Jonathan Diaby) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 15, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finland), October 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2014. Traded to Buffalo by Dallas for Jhonas Enroth, February 11, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Arizona, July 1, 2015.
CAREER NOTES: Expected to play his first season in North America in 2010-11… Ranked fifth in the Swedish Elite League (Elitserian) in save percentage (.913) and sixth in goals-against average (2.46) in 2009-10, his first season with Timra… Tied for fourth in the Elitserian in shutouts (4) in 2009-10… Ranked fifth in the 2010 playoffs in goals-against average (.910) and sixth in postseason goals-against average (2.94)… Earned a bronze medal with Sweden at the 2010 World Championships, his first time representing his nation… Spent his first full season in the Swedish Elite League in 2008-09, splitting Brynas’ goaltending duties with Florida prospect Jacob Markstrom… Ranked seventh in the Elitserian in save percentage (.916) in 2008-09… Started three of Brynas’ four 2009 playoff games, ranking fifth in postseason save percentage (.916) and sixth in goals-against average (2.37)… Played for Almtuna in Sweden’s second division in 2007-08… Ranked third among junior goaltenders in Sweden’s second division in goals-against average (3.07) and save percentage (.905) in 2007-08… Led the Swedish junior league in goals-against average (1.67), shutouts (5) and ranked second in the league in save percentage (.923) playing for Brynas’ junior team in 2006-07.