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Lightning Sign Lindback For Two Years

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Anders Lindback to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Lindback, 24, played in 16 games this past season with the Predators, compiling a record of 5-8-0 to go along with a 2.42 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. The 6-foot-6, 203-pound goaltender has appeared in 38 career NHL games, all with Nashville, registering a 16-13-2 record, with a 2.53 goals against average and a .914 save percentage. One of the league’s tallest goaltenders, Lindback made his NHL debut on October 9, 2010 against the Anaheim Ducks in a relief effort. He made seven consecutive starts from December 4-17 during the 2010-11 season, posting a 6-0-1 record with a 1.43 goals against average and a .949 save percentage.

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WingsFaninCO's avatar

Not sure what the terms are, but this sounds like a win for TB.

Posted by WingsFaninCO on 07/06/12 at 03:46 PM ET

Paul's avatar

via Damian Cristodero tweet,

Lindback’s Lightning contract pays $1.4 million next season and $2.2 million in 2013-14.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/06/12 at 04:03 PM ET

awould's avatar

Lindback’s Lightning contract pays $1.4 million next season and $2.2 million in 2013-14.

A steal.

Posted by awould on 07/06/12 at 04:19 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Outstanding deal for the Yzerbolts and Lindback.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 07/06/12 at 04:42 PM ET

Primis's avatar

That seems like a reasonable contract to shore up TB’s goalie situation.  And if it doesn’t work out, it’s only 2 years…

Posted by Primis on 07/06/12 at 04:45 PM ET

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