Perttu Lindgren

Perttu Lindgren (born August 26, 1987) is a Finnish professional ice hockey center who is currently playing for EHC Biel of the National League (NL).

Perttu Lindgren
CHL, HC Davos vs. IFK Helsinki, 6th October 2015 26.JPG
Born (1987-08-26) August 26, 1987 (age 33)
Tampere, Finland
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NL team
Former teams
EHC Biel
Ilves Tampere
Lukko
Dallas Stars
Atlant Moscow Oblast
Amur Khabarovsk
HC Davos
NHL Draft 75th overall, 2005
Dallas Stars
Playing career 2005–present
Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing  Finland
World Junior Hockey Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Canada

Playing careerEdit

Lindgren played with Ilves Tampere in the Finnish SM-liiga when he was drafted 75th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Dallas Stars. Lindgren signed an entry-level contract with the Stars and in the 2009–10 season, made his NHL debut, playing in a single game for the Stars.

On April 10, 2010, as a restricted free agent Lindgren opted to return to the SM-liiga, signing with Lukko Rauma. On May 19, 2012 Lindgren signed a contract with Kontinental Hockey League club Atlant Mytishchi. In his debut season in 2012–13 in November Atlant decided to put Lindgren on the waivers list, from which he was claimed by Amur Khabarovsk.

On March 18, 2013, Lindgren signed an initial one-year contract with Swiss club, HC Davos of the NLA, before during his first season in 2013–14, signing a three-year extension to remain in Davos on November 27, 2013.[1]

On April 22, 2016, Lindgren was signed to a two-year contract extension by HC Davos.

On April 10, 2017, Lindgren agreed to an early two-year contract extension with HC Davos.

On January 6, 2021, HC Davos announced its intention to release Lindgren following bad performances with the team.[2] Lindgren spent 8 seasons with HC Davos, appearing in 300 regular season games (247 points) and an additional 44 postseason contests (36 points). During his tenure in Davos, Lindgren won a NL title in 2015 and was crowned NL MVP for the 2015-16 season. He was also limited to 5 games during the 2017-18 season with a lingering hip injury. On January 11, 2021, Lindgren was eventually traded, along with Luca Hischier, to EHC Biel in exchange for David Ullström and Valentin Nüssbaumer.[3]

AwardsEdit

International playEdit

Lindgren played for Finland at the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Ilves FIN U18 24 11 17 28 26
2003–04 Ilves FIN U20 2 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Ilves FIN U20 38 12 29 41 2 10 7 10 17 4
2004–05 Ilves SM-l 2 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Ilves FIN U20 2 1 0 1 0
2005–06 Ilves SM-l 51 13 24 37 16 4 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Ilves SM-l 43 4 22 26 38 7 4 2 6 2
2007–08 Iowa Stars AHL 69 10 24 34 6
2008–09 Lukko SM-l 49 5 19 24 16
2009–10 Dallas Stars NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Texas Stars AHL 74 14 33 47 14 24 7 10 17 2
2010–11 Lukko SM-l 56 23 43 66 30 12 4 5 9 2
2011–12 Lukko SM-l 48 13 26 39 16 3 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 19 3 2 5 6
2012–13 Amur Khabarovsk KHL 21 5 6 11 10
2013–14 HC Davos NLA 48 13 13 26 16 6 0 2 2 4
2014–15 HC Davos NLA 42 11 23 34 4 15 5 7 12 4
2015–16 HC Davos NLA 50 22 40 62 20 9 7 3 10 8
2016–17 HC Davos NLA 46 15 25 40 70 10 5 3 8 2
2017–18 HC Davos NL 5 0 4 4 2
2018–19 HC Davos NL 41 14 16 30 16
2019–20 HC Davos NL 48 12 28 40 26
SM-l totals 249 58 134 192 116 26 8 8 16 4
NLA/NL totals 280 87 149 236 154 40 17 15 32 18

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Finland U17 6th 5 2 4 6 2
2005 Finland WJC18 7th 6 2 0 2 2
2006 Finland WJC   7 2 4 6 2
2007 Finland WJC 6th 6 2 8 10 8
Junior totals 24 8 16 24 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davos extend contract with Perttu Lindgren". HC Davos (in German). 2013-11-27. Retrieved 2013-11-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "HC Davos parts way with Perttu Lindgren". swisshockeynews.ch. 2021-01-06. Retrieved 2021-01-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Trade between EHC Biel and HC Davos is officially confirmed". swisshockeynews.ch. 2021-01-11. Retrieved 2021-01-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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