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Red Wings sign prospect Gustav Lindstrom

By @MichaelCaples –

The Red Wings have officially signed their prospect with an eye-catching name for the Hockeytown crowd.

Gustav Lindstrom has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Wings, the NHL franchise that drafted him in the second round of last year’s NHL Draft.

Between being the No. 38 overall pick and having a last name that is uncomfortably similar to that of the great Nick Lidstrom, he’s certainly a unique prospect for Wings fans to keep an eye on.

And yes, he wore No. 5 at last year’s World Junior Summer Showcase.

This past season, Lindstrom played with Almtuna IS of the

The Red Wings’ release says he will play for Frolunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League for the 2018-19 season.

Lindstrom helped Sweden to a silver medal during the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, recording one assist in seven games.


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