Linden was drafted by the Tigers in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft with the 42nd pick in the 2nd round. During his rookie season with the Tigers, Linden played for Team West, capturing a bronze medal, at the 2008 World U-17 Championships in London, ON. Linden is the younger brother of Shaun Vey, who was a graduate of the Tri-City Americans (WHL). Linden was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round (96th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Last season, Linden was selected to play for Team WHL at the 2009 Super Series. The 2009-10 WHL Season saw Linden lead all Tigers in points with 75. Selected to play for Team WHL at the 2010 Super Series. Recently passed Lanny McDonald to move into the top 20 for career assists leaders amongst all-time Tigers.