NHL Star Oskar Lindblom Diagnosed with Rare Bone Cancer, Is Not Expected to Play Rest of Season

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. In a statement on Friday, the Flyersandrsquo; President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Chuck Fletcher confirmed Lindblom was diagnosed with Ewingandrsquo;s sarcoma by specialists at the University of Pennsylvania. Fletcher said the 23-year-old hockey player will andldquo;undergo further testing and evaluation next weekandrdquo; and begin treatment immediately after that. andldquo;The Flyers will do everything possible to support Oskar and assist him in securing the best care available,andrdquo; Fletcher said. andldquo;Out of respect for Oskar and his family, the team will have no further comment at this time and asks that Oskar be afforded a period of privacy so that he may focus his efforts on his treatment and a return to full health.andrdquo; Weandrsquo;re all fighting with @oskarlindblom.

Source: People

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