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Oskar Lindblom drops the gloves for first career fight after Flyers go down 4-0

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The Philadelphia Flyers had another bad period on Saturday night. It wasn’t quite as bad as their 7-0 second period against the Rangers, but it certainly wasn’t good. After falling behind 4-0, Oskar Lindblom showed some fight on the ensuing faceoff.

Oskar Lindblom went after Oliver Wahlstrom and dropped the gloves for his first career fight.

 

Lindblom had a great game on Thursday night with two goals and wanted to use that as a building block. If the Flyers can’t get going offensively, maybe a fight will help.

Oskar Lindblom’s hard work pays off, two-goal game could be building block for Flyers

Joel Farabee got the Flyers on the board before the end of the first period. Scott Laughton tied up his man and Farabee sniped a goal on a two-on-one rush.

Laughton is playing on the first line in place of Sean Couturier, who was a late scratch due to a lower-body injury.

The Flyers aren’t starting off the second half of the season the right way, but at least Oskar Lindblom showed some fight.

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Ryan is a proud graduate of Monmouth University. He has covered the Philadelphia Flyers for the better part of a decade at various outlets, including Sons of Penn and Broad Street Hockey. Ryan has also worked for NHL.com and NBC Sports Regional Networks. Whether it's a GIF, quick stat, analysis, or long-form column, he's got you covered.

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[…] weren’t motivated by much. In fact, fans and spectators all around were baffled when left winger Oskar Lindblom dropped the gloves in his first-ever career fight versus the New York Islanders. Lindblom, a forward who isn’t known […]

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[…] to provide the Flyers with a spark in the midst of the slump the franchise faced during the season. He engaged in his first career fight in March during a game against the New York Islanders, which was unusual given that he does not have the reputation for being an […]

[…] to provide the Flyers with a spark in the midst of the slump the franchise faced during the season. He engaged in his first career fight in March during a game against the New York Islanders, which was unusual given that he does not have the reputation for being an […]

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