|Born|| 2 December 1994,|
| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
| NHL team|
| Carolina Hurricanes|
|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.
2010-11 Lindholm played with the Brynas IF Swedish U20 team, he played four games for the U20 team and was the second- leading scorer for the U18 team. Lindholm was selected in the fourth round (86th overall) by SKA St. Pertersburg of the KHL Draft.
2011-12 Lindholm joined the Swedish Elite League, he played in 14 games, including two playoff games for Elitserien champion Brynas. Once again a key offensive force for Brynas U20 team and also the U19 World Junior A Challenge and 2012 U18 World Junior Championship tournaments.
2012-13 Still with Brynas, Lindholm led all junior players in the Elitserien with 30 point, scoring 11 goals with 19 assists. He skated for Sweden's U20 World Junior Championship in Ufa; scoring 2 goals with 2 assists and was minus-one with 4 penalty minutes in six games, they the silver medal.
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 playoffsEdit
- Elias Lindholm's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Elias Lindholm's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick|
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