Elias Lindholm

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Elias Lindholm
Elias Lindholm 2013-2.jpg
Born (1994-12-02) 2 December 1994 (age 19)
Boden, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Brynäs IF
NHL Draft 5th overall, 2013
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2011–present
Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing  Sweden
World Junior Championships
Silver 2013 Ufa
Silver 2014 Malmö

Elias Viktor Zebulon Lindholm [1] (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.

Playing career[edit]

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.[2]

Personal life[edit]

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.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 Brynäs IF J20 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0
2011–12 Brynäs IF J20 36 14 35 49 45 2 1 1 2 16
2011–12 Brynäs IF SHL 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Brynäs IF SHL 48 11 19 30 2 4 0 0 0 4
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 6 1 2 3 4
2013–14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 58 9 12 21 4
SHL totals 60 11 19 30 2 6 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 58 9 12 21 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sundheim, Mike (213-06-30). "MikeSundheim: The Full Name of @NHLCanes' First Round Selection?". Twitter. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Gerbe's goal lift Hurricanes past Capitals". ESPN. 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-10-10. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ryan Murphy
Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick
2013
Succeeded by
Haydn Fleury