|DRAFTED:||CBJ: 2002-41 overall|
Led the Swedish Elite League in scoring with 60 points (28g/32a) in 54 games for Skelleftea HC…Was named to the 2011 Elitserien All-Star Team…Ranked first on the club in points and penalty minutes (134) and finished second in both goals and assists…Went on to collect 11 points (4g/7a) in 18 playoff games.
Played for Nizhny Novgorod of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia…Tied for the team lead in assists (20) and finished fourth in points (30) while appearing in 55 games.
Appeared in a career high 44 games with the Phoenix Coyotes, recording 20 points (9g/11a)…His goal, assist and point totals were also career bests…Began the year with Anaheim’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Iowa Chops, where he had 21 points (7g/14a) in 21 games before being acquired by the Coyotes organization on Dec. 3… Reported to San Antonio (AHL) after the trade, playing three games before getting recalled by Phoenix on Dec. 8…Tallied his first career two-goal game on Jan. 15 at Vancouver…Strung together a career-high five-game point streak from Feb. 14-24…Prior to the season, Lindstrom was claimed on waivers by Chicago on Oct. 3 but reclaimed by Anaheim on Oct. 8.
Was recalled by Columbus on four occasions throughout the year, tallying seven points (3g/4a) in 25 games with the Blue Jackets…Appeared in 49 games with Syracuse (AHL), collecting 25 goals and 35 assists for a team-high 60 points…Began the season with the Crunch before his first recall on Dec. 3…Was returned to Syracuse on Dec. 11 and recalled again on Dec. 27…Recorded his first NHL assist on Dec. 31 vs. Edmonton…Was reassigned to Syracuse on Jan. 15, recalled on Feb. 6 and reassigned again on Feb. 17…Recalled for a fourth and final time on March 5, Lindstrom spent the rest of the regular season with Columbus…Went back to Syracuse for the AHL playoffs, recording seven points (4g/3a) in 13 postseason games for the Crunch.
Spent most of the season with Syracuse (AHL) but did see action in nine games with the Blue Jackets… Scored his first NHL goal (also his first point) on Dec. 29 at Minnesota.
Made his NHL debut on Feb. 8 vs. Los Angeles…Played three games total with the Blue Jackets, while spending the majority of the season in Syracuse…Had 43 points (14g/29a) in 64 regular season games with the Crunch and two points (1g/1a) in six postseason contests.
Played for MoDo and MoDo Jr. in Sweden before making his North American debut with Syracuse of the American Hockey League.
Played exclusively in Sweden prior to coming to North America, including five years with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League.
Represented Sweden at the 2003 IIHF World Junior Championship, where he had five points (2g/3a) in six games…Also played for his county at the 2001 IIHF Under-18 World Championship.
Joakim resides in both Sweden and Columbus, Ohio during the offseason…First name is pronounced YOHah-kihm.