January 20, 1994 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)|
|NHL team||Anaheim Ducks|
|NHL Draft||6th overall, 2012
Hampus Lindholm (born January 20, 1994) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL. He began his ice hockey career with Jonstorps IF and has previously played with Rögle BK.
In 2009–10, Lindholm played for the Jonstorps U20 team, getting 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) in 3 games. The following year, he played 39 games for Rogle BK U20, getting 4 assists.
In 2011–12, Lindholm began his professional career with Rogle, playing 20 games, getting 4 points, Lindholm was also named the U20 Super Elit league's Best Defenseman. Lindholm was a top prospect who was ranked fourth among European skaters by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau, and he was selected 6th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft by the Anaheim Ducks. He was considered by some to be a sleeper pick for the draft, with Rob Brodie comparing Lindholm to Erik Karlsson and Mika Zibanejad, two other Swedish prospects who rose sharply in the draft.
Lindhom made his North American debut with the Norfolk Admirals, the Duck's AHL affiliate, in 2012–13. That year, he played 44 games, getting 11 points (1 goal, 10 assists).
|Competitor for Sweden|
|World U18 Championships|
|Silver||2012 Czech Republic|
Lindholm has represented Sweden at the 2012 U18 World Junior Championship, winning the silver medal. In the 2012 J18 World Championships he was voted one of the Swedish team's three most valuable players of the tournament. He also won the most valuable player award in the games against Finland and Switzerland.
Lindholm was not able to play for Sweden at the 2013 World Junior Championships because of a concussion.
Lindholm is a two-way defenseman, who's good at passing the puck. His skating and hockey intelligence have also been admired. Former NHL defenseman Kenny Jonsson has influenced Lindholm,  and Lindholm mentioned Nicklas Lidstrom as another one of his role models.
Regular season and playoffs
- Alla febrar – utom Lindholm själv - Helsingborgs Dagblad 27 Mars 2012
- Rögletalangen satsar på NHL - Expressen 3 May 2012
- European Skaters Final Rankings
- Meet Hampus Lindholm, The Anaheim Ducks’ Newest Stud Prospect - The Hockey Writers June 23 2012
- "Phoenix Coyotes at Anaheim Ducks". National Hockey League. 2013-11-07.
- Lindholm prisades efter chockförlusten - Helsingborgs Dagblad April 23 2012
- Juniorkronorna mot nytt guld - Aftonbladet 20 April 2012
- Hampus bäst i VM-match - Helsingborgs Dagblad 15 April 2012
- The Hockey News. 2012 Draft Preview.
- Hampus Lindholm's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Hampus Lindholm's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Hampus Lindholm profile at Eurohockey.com
- Hampus Lindholm on Twitter
|Awards and achievements|
|Anaheim Ducks first round draft pick