Lindblom part of Flyers warmups prior to Game 4 against Islanders


Oskar Lindblom took part in warmups with the Philadelphia Flyers but will not play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Sunday.

The forward was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a form of bone cancer, in December.

The 24-year-old last played Dec. 7, and his diagnosis was announced Dec. 13. Lindblom completed his treatment July 2 and joined the Flyers in Toronto, the East hub city, on Aug. 11.

“Every one of us is really happy to have Oskar around,” Philadelphia coach Alain Vigneault said that day. “Can’t wait to see him, can’t wait to see him on the ice with the team. That’s going to be a big positive for our group.”

Lindblom was tied with forward Travis Konecny for the Flyers lead with 11 goals before leaving the team.

Lindblom scored 18 points in 30 games this season, and has 57 points (30 goals, 27 assists) in 134 NHL games. He had no points in four Stanley Cup Playoff games in 2018.

The Flyers trailed the best-of-7 series and scored five goals in losing two of three games.

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