Jaden Lindo
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Jaden Lindo

Hometown:

Brampton Ontario

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1996-01-11

Position:

RW

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

6th round (173rd overall), 2014

Weight:

200 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2010-11: Jaden Lindo skated for the Toronto Marlboros major bantam team that competed in the OHL Cup.

2011-12: Lindo scored 15 goals with 20 assists and had 34 penalty minutes for the Toronto Marlboros minor midget AAA team. He was selected by Owen Sound in the second round (26th overall) of the 2012 OHL Priority Draft.

2012-13: Lindo played for Owen Sound in his first OHL season and skated for Canada Ontario in the 2013 U17 World Hockey Challenge. He scored 5 goals with 17 assists and was +12 with 55 penalty minutes in 63 regular season games. The Attack finished second to OHL champion London in the Midwest Division and advanced to the second round in the playoffs. Lindo had 1 assist and was +1 with 2 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games. He scored 2 goals with 1 assist and had 14 penalty minutes in five games for Canada Ontario.

2013-14: Lindo was limited to 40 games with the Attack in his second OHL season due to a series of injuries in the second half— suffering a season-ending lower body injury in February. He scored 9 goals with 9 assists and was -9 with 41 penalty minutes. Owen Sound reached the playoffs; finishing fourth in the Midwest Division. Lindo was ranked 96th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's mid-term rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

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