Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom determined to have Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone malignant growth

Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom

The Philadelphia Flyers declared Friday evening that 23-year-old winger Oskar Lindblom has been determined to have Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone disease, and isn't required to come back to play this season.

"The Flyers will do everything conceivable to help Oskar and help him in verifying the best care accessible," group president and head supervisor Chuck Fletcher said in a news discharge. "Keeping in mind Oskar and his family, the group will have no further remark as of now and asks that Oskar be managed a time of protection so he may concentrate his endeavors on his treatment and arrival to full wellbeing."

Lindblom was analyzed by what the group says are "driving masters" at the University of Pennsylvania. He will experience further testing and assessment one week from now and start treatment when specialists recommend he should.

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The Swedish left wing in his third NHL season is tied for the group captain with 11 objectives through 31 games. He didn't play in Wednesday's 3-1 misfortune to the Colorado Avalanche, which was just the second game he has missed since the beginning of last season.

As per the college's Abramson Cancer Center, Ewing's sarcoma "is a kind of tumor that structures from a neuroendocrine cell in bone or delicate tissue. It might be found during the bones of the legs, arms, chest, pelvis, spine, or skull. Ewing tumors frequently happen in youngsters and youthful grown-ups, younger than 25