Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom wins Masterton Trophy

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Lindblom returned to play in the NHL after being undergoing treatment for a rare form of bone cancer. Lindblom was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in December 2019 and played for Philadelphia during the bubble playoffs in September 2020. He regained his regular spot in the Flyers’ lineup this season and played 50 of 56 games. San Jose’s Patrick Marleau and Minnesota’s Matt Dumba were the other finalists for the award voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association.