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Pelle Lindbergh
Born (1959-05-24)May 24, 1959
Stockholm, Sweden
Died November 11, 1985(1985-11-11) (aged 26)
Somerdale, NJ, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for NHL
Philadelphia Flyers
AHL
Maine Mariners
Springfield Indians
NHL Draft 35th overall, 1979
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 1980–1985

Per-Erik "Pelle" Lindbergh (IPA: ['pɛlɛ ˈlindbærj], May 24, 1959 – November 11, 1985) was a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender who played parts of five seasons in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers.

Awards

  • 1980–81 Les Cunningham Award
  • 1980–81 Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
  • 1980–81 Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
  • 1982–83 NHL All-Rookie Team
  • 1984–85 Vezina Trophy
  • 1984–85 NHL First-Team All-Star
  • 1985–86 NHL All-Star Game (awarded posthumously)

The Philadelphia Flyers named an award, the Pelle Lindbergh Memorial, in his honor. Since 1993–94, it has been annually awarded to the most improved player on the team.

Career Statistics

Regular season

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1980–81 Maine Mariners AHL 51 31 14 5 3035 165 1 3.23
1981–82 Maine Mariners AHL 25 17 7 2 1505 83 0 3.31
1981–82 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 2 4 2 480 35 0 4.38
1982–83 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 40 23 13 3 2333 116 3 2.98
1983–84 Springfield Indians AHL 4 4 0 0 240 12 0 3.00
1983–84 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 36 16 13 3 1999 135 1 4.05
1984–85 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 65 40 17 7 3858 194 2 3.02
1985–86 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 6 2 0 480 23 1 2.88
NHL CAREER TOTALS 157 87 49 15 9151 503 7 3.30
AHL CAREER TOTALS 80 52 21 7 4780 260 1 3.26

Post season

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1980–81 Maine Mariners AHL 20 10 7 0 1120 66 0 3.54
1982–83 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 3 0 3 0 180 18 0 6.00
1983–84 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 2 0 1 0 26 3 0 6.92
1984–85 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 18 12 6 0 1008 42 3 2.50
NHL Totals 23 12 10 0 9151 63 3 3.11
AHL Totals 20 10 7 0 1120 66 0 3.54

International Play

1980 - Played for Sweden in the XIII Olympic Winter Games


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