Acquired: Signed as a free agent, April 5, 2013
2012-13: Signed an amateur try-out agreement with Providence/AHL on Apr. 11 at the conclusion of his college season and had 1-4=5 totals in four games with the AHL Bruins ... Played his first professional game on Apr. 13 vs. and scored his first pro goal in that game in Springfield.
COLLEGE: Played three seasons at Dartmouth College with 29-51=80 totals and four PIM in 89 career college games ... Was second in the Big Green scoring race in both his sophomore and junior seasons ... Was named the Dartmouth Rookie of the Year in 2010-11 when he had 28 points in 33 games and shared the Ivy League rookie honors.
JUNIORS: Played two seasons in the USHL with Chicago in 2008-09 and Sioux Falls in 2009-10 with 29-66=95 totals and 37 penalty minutes in 108 combined junior years.
TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Boston as a free agent, Apr. 5, 2013.
ETC: Full name, Matthew Maurice Lindblad ... Nickname, Lindy ... Single ... Twitter, @mlindblad9.
CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a two-year entry level contract.