Oskar Lindblom isn’t alone.
After news broke of the Flyers winger’s cancer diagnosis, messages of support poured in over Twitter from teams and figures in both Philadelphia and across the hockey community.
The 23-year-old’s Ewing’s sarcoma was diagnosed by specialists at the University of Penn and he is expected to miss the remainder of the season while he undergoes treatment, general manager Chuck Fletcher said in a statement Friday.
Here are just some of the many messages of support:
Can’t say enough about what a quality person @oskarlindblom is.— Taryn Hatcher (@TarynNBCS) December 13, 2019
He deserves all our thoughts, all our prayers.
If you have the means, consider supporting those battling this disease in Oskar’s name:https://t.co/8AWZbHMuFkhttps://t.co/HV0t07nmIzhttps://t.co/qrwslaLInY
Sending our best to a member of our hockey community— Hershey Bears (@TheHersheyBears) December 13, 2019
Less than a month ago the Flyers were hosting Zach at Hockey Fights Cancer night. Oskar Lindblom was nothing less than supportive, welcoming, and a warm personality.— Sam Steward (@SlapshotsWSam) December 14, 2019
Truly heartbreaking - we are behind you Oskar, as is the entire city of Philadelphia. #MoreThanAGame pic.twitter.com/FlKLv0IvKS