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#20 - Willy (The Wisp) Lindstrom

Bo Morgan Willy Lindstrom
Position: Right Wing
Born May 5, 1951 in Grums, Sweden
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 180
Signed as a free agent, July, 1975. Traded to Edmonton Oilers for Laurie Boschman, March 8, 1983.
After spurning the Jets' offers during the summer of 1974, winger Willy Lindstrom finally signed with the Jets during the summer of 1975. The former truck driver and mechanic in the Swedish Army spent almost eight full seasons with the Jets and was an important part of all three AVCO Cup championship teams. He scored a career-high 44 goals in 1976-1977 and was one of the most popular players in Jets' history. The Jets dealt him to the Edmonton Oilers in March 1983 and he spent the next two seasons with the Oilers before moving on for two seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He wound up his playing career with three seasons in his native Sweden. Prior to joining the Jets, he spent five seasons with Vastra Frolunda and was a teammate of former Jet Mats Lindh.


Scoring Statistics

Regular Season
SeasonGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPSHShots
1975-19768123365932451151
1976-19777944368037-2110 
1977-19787730306042470151
1978-197979263662227110206
1979-19807923264920-1950243
1980-19817222133545-2870163
1981-198274322759331150236
1982-1983632025458-550204
Totals:604220229449239 5611354
Playoffs
SeasonGPGAPtsPIM+/-PPSHShots
1975-197611471129   
1976-1977209615225   
1977-19788347173   
1978-197910105159    
1981-198242132 00 
Totals:5328235152 000