Predators Sign Lindback to One-Year Contract
Former Preds Draft Pick and Goaltender Returns to Nashville's Systemby Press Release @PredsNHL / NashvillePredators.com
Nashville, Tenn. (July 1, 2017) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Saturday that the club has signed free-agent goaltender Anders Lindback to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level.
Lindback, 29 (5/3/88), was drafted by the Predators 207th overall (seventh round) of the 2008 NHL Draft, and appeared in 38 games for the team from 2010-12, posting a 16-13-2 record, a 2.53 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and two shutouts. In 130 career NHL contests with Nashville, Tampa Bay, Dallas, Buffalo and Arizona, the Gavle, Sweden native has notched a 45-58-8 record, a 2.87 goals-against average .904 save percentage and three shutouts.
The 6-foot-6, 216-pound netminder split the 2016-17 season between the Ontario Reign of the AHL and Rogle of the Swedish Hockey League.