NHL PLAYER, Elias Lindholm
Born Dec 02, 1994 -- Boden, Sweden
Selected by Carolina Hurricanes round 1 #5 overall 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Elias Lindholm currently plays for the Calgary Flames of the NHL. Selected 5th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2013 NHL Draft, he made his NHL debut with the Hurricanes in the 2013-14 season, tallying 21 points in 58 appearances. The Swedish-born centre had his breakout season in 2018-19, tallying nearly a point per game (78 points in 81 games played), while registering an impressive +30 plus/minus rating with the Calgary Flames.
Elias Lindholm Named 2021-22 Selke Trophy Finalist May 18, 2022 - NHL
Elias Lindholm was named as a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy on Tuesday, awarded to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. Lindholm was second in the NHL at plus-61 and led Flames forwards in ice time per game (19:57), face-off percentage (52.9 percent), blocked shots (52) and tied for first in takeaways (55).
A first-time finalist, Lindholm scored an NHL career-high 82 points (42 goals, 40 assists) with nine game-winning goals in 82 games and helped the Flames (50-21-11) win the Pacific Division for the first time since 2019. He would be the first Flames player to win the award.