2 December 1994 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|NHL Draft||5th overall, 2013
|World Junior Championships|
Elias Viktor Zebulon Lindholm  (born 2 December 1994) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, currently playing for Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League. He was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He is the youngest Swedish born player to score an NHL goal.
Following being drafted by the Hurricanes, Lindholm made the opening roster for the 2013–14 NHL season. He scored his first NHL goal in his fourth ever NHL game against Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals on October 10, 2013. By scoring his first NHL goal at 18 years and 311 days, Lindholm became the youngest Swedish-born NHL player to score a goal, beating Gabriel Landeskog and his previous record, which was 18 years and 324 days.
Lindholm was born in Boden, Sweden, but grew up in Gävle. His father, Mikael Lindholm, is a retired ice hockey player who played in 404 SEL games and 18 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings in 1989–90. Lindhom is a cousin of ice hockey player Calle Järnkrok and the younger brother of ice hockey player, Oliver Lindholm. Lindholm is not related to Hampus Lindholm. Lindholm started playing hockey in Hanover, Germany at the age of three while his father was playing for the Hannover Scorpions.
Regular season and playoffs
- Sundheim, Mike (213-06-30). "MikeSundheim: The Full Name of @NHLCanes' First Round Selection?". Twitter. Retrieved 2014-03-29.
- "Gerbe's goal lift Hurricanes past Capitals". ESPN. 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-10-10.
- Elias Lindholm's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Elias Lindholm's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick