|2/19/2014||Signed with the Lulea HF of the Swedish Hockey League.|
|2/18/2014||Released by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|2/17/2014||Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres for the purpose of buying him out.|
|2/08/2014||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|2/07/2014||Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|12/27/2013||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|12/21/2013||Recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|12/19/2013||Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|11/08/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|11/06/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/24/2013||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers for the purpose of being assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|8/27/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.|
|8/29/2012||Signed with the EV Zug of the Swiss National League.|
|6/25/2012||Edmonton Oilers tendered a qualifying offer.|
|3/05/2012||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|11/02/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/15/2011||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|4/10/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|1/03/2011||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|12/31/2010||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|12/08/2010||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/04/2010||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/05/2010||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|12/19/2013||Edmonton Oilers traded Linus Omark to the Buffalo Sabres for a conditional sixth-round draft pick in 2014.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round (97th overall) in 2007.|
Linus Omark signs with SHL club Lulea | 02/20/2014 10:46 AM
NewsLinus Omark signed with Lulea of the Swedish Hockey League on Wednesday.
Impact"I was clear all the time that I didn't want to play in the AHL, that it wouldn't be good for both me and Rochester," Omark told Swedish newspaper NSD, which provided an English translation to The Buffalo News. "The team wouldn't have got anything from me. They understand that as well, so they let me go to Europe instead." He contributed just two assists in 13 games with the Sabres after he was acquired from Edmonton in December.
Omark clears waivers, likely to be released | 02/18/2014 12:41 PM
NewsLinus Omark successfully cleared unconditional waivers.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThat was expected. Omark refused to report to AHL Rochester after he cleared waivers earlier this month. The Sabres and Omark are now expected to terminate his contract so he can play in Sweden.
Sabres put Omark on unconditional waivers | 02/17/2014 12:26 PM
NewsLinus Omark has been placed on unconditional ($125) waivers by the Buffalo Sabres.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThis will lead to the mutual termination of his contract. Omark refused to report to AHL Rochester after he passed through waivers earlier this month. He reportedly wants to play in Sweden.
Omark wants out of Buffalo to play in Sweden | 02/15/2014 9:02 AM
NewsLinus Omark wants to return home to play in Sweden.
ImpactHe would rather return to the Swedish Elite League than play in the minors with Rochester. Omark is trying to ink a deal with Lulea. The Sabres have to consent to such a move and negotiations are ongoing.
Linus Omark doesn't report to AHL Rochester | 02/14/2014 7:47 AM
NewsLinus Omark did not report to AHL Rochester after clearing waivers and being assigned to the squad.
ImpactThis isn't a matter of Omark being on an Olympic vacation. It's possible that the 27-year-old might try to get out of his contract with Buffalo. He has eight goals and 32 points in 79 career NHL contests.
Linus Omark is on waivers | 02/07/2014 12:04 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have waived Linus Omark.
Sabres.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactOmark has two assists in 14 games this season. The Sabres acquired him from Edmonton in December in exchange for a conditional sixth round draft pick.
Linus Omark is expected to play against EDM | 02/03/2014 9:43 AM
NewsLinus Omark is expected to suit up against his former Edmonton teammates Monday.
ImpactHe's been a healthy scratch for Buffalo's last three games and six of the club's past eight. "So far it hasn't worked out too well, but maybe this time it will," interim coach Ted Nolan said. "We want to see what everybody thought he was capable of doing when they drafted him and he came in this league. He's a highly skilled player, but as we know skill can only get you so far." Omark has generated two assists in 11 games with Buffalo since being acquired from the Oilers. "We want to see him play with a little more grit combined with that skill set.
Linus Omark may dress Tuesday night | 01/21/2014 8:32 AM
NewsLinus Omark will probably be back in Buffalo's lineup Tuesday night.
ImpactHe has been a healthy scratch for the team's previous two games. Omark skated on a line with Cody Hodgson and Steve Ott during Monday's practice. "It's an opportunity if I play with those guys," he said. "I have to produce." Omark has no goals and one assist in nine games with the Sabres.
Linus Omark was scratched Wednesday | 01/16/2014 10:02 AM
NewsLinus Omark was a healthy scratch Wednesday.
ImpactHe went from getting some power-play work on the point of the second unit to the press box to give the Sabres some toughness against Toronto. John Scott dressed in Omark's place.
Sabres trying Linus Omark on the point of PP | 01/14/2014 6:46 AM
NewsLinus Omark practiced Monday on the point of Buffalo's second power-play unit.
ImpactHe saw some action there in Sunday's shootout win over Washington, so it looks the experiment will continue. "He did pretty well. He has a set of skills that very few have," interim coach Ted Nolan said. "We've just got to get him to do less skills and more finish, but he's doing well." The Sabres rank dead last in the NHL with only 71 goals and they sit 28th overall on the power play, so they should be more than willing to try new things. Omark has one assist in eight games since being acquired from Edmonton.
Linus Omark sits Monday with the flu | 12/24/2013 6:00 AM
NewsLinus Omark was forced to sit out Monday's game against Phoenix because of the flu.
ImpactThe Sabres were hit hard by the flu bug and were missing four players because of it in Monday's win over the Coyotes. Omark made his Buffalo debut in Saturday's 4-1 loss to Boston. He logged nearly 13 minutes and posted one shot in the defeat. Buffalo doesn't return to action until Friday night at Toronto and Omark should be available for that match-up.
Linus Omark replaces Cody Hodgson in Buffalo | 12/21/2013 9:21 AM
NewsSabres coach Ted Nolan said Linus Omark will be in the Buffalo lineup when the team meets the Bruins in Boston tonight.
Impact"I'm not 100 percent sure where we'll put him yet but he'll play," Nolan said. Omark was acquired this week in a trade with Edmonton which sent a conditional sixth-round pick to the Oilers in exchange for the Swedish forward, who spent most of this season in the AHL with Oklahoma City. Cody Hodgson is out with an upper body injury after taking a blocked shot off his wrist in the Sabres' 4-2 win over the Bruins Thursday. Nolan said he didn't know how long Hodgson would be out but guessed about two or three weeks.
Look for Omark to make Sabres debut Saturday | 12/20/2013 1:32 PM
NewsLinus Omark will probably make his Buffalo Sabres' debut on Saturday.
ImpactBuffalo acquired Omark from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional sixth round draft pick. He has 14 goals and 29 points in 29 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Linus Omark acquired by Sabres | 12/19/2013 8:19 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have reportedly acquired forward Linus Omark in exchange for a conditional sixth round draft pick.
Bucky Gleason on Twitter
ImpactOmark has struggled to stick with the Oilers, spending much of his professional career in the AHL. He has amassed 29 points in 29 games with Oklahoma City this season.
Linus Omark heads back to the AHL | 11/08/2013 12:32 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have sent Linus Omark to the AHL.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactOmark has eight goals and 12 points in 12 games. He made his NHL season debut on Thursdya and ended up with a minus-one rating in 9:04 minutes of ice time.
Linus Omark to make season debut for Oilers | 11/07/2013 1:08 PM
NewsLinus Omark will make his season debut with Edmonton on Thursday night.
Edmonton Oilers on Twitter
ImpactHe was brought up from the minors on Wednesday, where he has eight goals and 12 points in 12 games. Omark is projected to play with Boyd Gordon Mark Arcobello.
Edmonton waives Linus Omark | 09/24/2013 1:10 PM
NewsLinus Omark has been placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactThe Oilers will send Omark to the minors if he goes unclaimed. He signed a one-year deal with Edmonton after scoring 17 goals and 69 points in 48 Swiss games last season.
Linus Omark is willing to play in AHL | 08/28/2013 11:59 AM
NewsLinus Omark is prepared to play in the AHL this season if he can't crack Edmonton's roster out of training camp.
Impact"It's up to me now. I don't expect anything to be given to me, but if I end up (in Oklahoma City), I'm going to work hard down there and, hopefully, that will give me a chance later on," said Omark, who signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Oilers on Tuesday. "I'll do my best to get up to the NHL again. It's hard to get ice time, (but) I'm going to have to play hard. I'm more mature now." Omark probably could've made money playing overseas this year, but he wants to play at the NHL level.
Oilers bring back Linus Omark | 08/27/2013 12:31 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have signed Linus Omark to a one-year contract.
ImpactHe amassed 69 points, including 52 assists, with Zug last season to lead the Swiss League in scoring. Omark last appeared in the NHL during the 2011-12 campaign and he posted three goals in 14 games. He may line up on Edmonton's third line this year alongside Ales Hemsky and Boyd Gordon.
Linus Omark would like to return to the NHL | 05/30/2013 2:56 PM
NewsLinus Omark told the Swedish press that he wants to return to the NHL.
ImpactHe left the door open to return to Edmonton, but it's unclear if he has a spot on their roster. Omark led Switzerland's top league in scoring this campaign with 69 points (17 goals, 52 assists) in 48 games.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsLinus Omark was signed by EDM on Friday January 18.
Omark returns from impressive Swiss season | 01/13/2013 6:31 AM
NewsLinus Omark posted one of the best half-seasons amongst NHLers playing overseas this season, finishing third in Swiss league scoring with 13 goals, 33 assists and 46 points in just 34 games.
ImpactOmark found explosive chemistry with Red Wings teammates Henrik Zetterberg and Damien Brunner on EV Zug's top line. Omark will try and bring his overseas success back to North America.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||65||30||30||60||-||100||-||-||-||-||-||0.92|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||12||5||4||9||-||30||-||-||-||-||-||0.75|
|Penalty Minutes||26||2010-11 (Edm)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2010-11 (Edm)|
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