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Elias Lindholm

#27 Elias Lindholm

Position Center
Height 6'1"
Weight 192
Shoots Right
Born Dec. 2, 1994
Birthplace Boden, Sweden
Drafted CAR 2013 (1st, 5th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2011-12 Brynas Sweden   12 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
2012-13 Brynas Sweden   48 11 19 30 2   4 0 0 0 4
AHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   60 11 19 30 2   4 0 0 0 4


Elias Lindholm
Selected by Carolina with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft… Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes on 7/15/13… Has represented Sweden in a number of international tournaments, helping Sweden capture silver at both the 2012 U18 World Junior Championship and 2013 World Junior Championship… His father, Mikael, played for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1989-90 season, and also played professionally in the AHL, IHL and leagues in Sweden and Germany … Made his Swedish Elite League debut for Brynas vs. Timra (12/3/11), one day after his 17th birthday ... Played 60 career games with Brynas of the Swedish Elite League, totaling 30 points (11g, 19a).


Played his first full season in the Swedish Elite League (SEL) with Brynas, ranking third on the team in scoring with 30 points (11g, 19a) despite being the youngest player on the roster… Was one of only two Brynas skaters to finish the season with positive plus/minus rating (+1)… Had six multi-point games… Was a finalist for the league's Rookie of the Year award, leading all junior-aged players in scoring… Earned his first SEL point with an assist at Linkopink (9/22)… Scored his first SEL goal at Timra (9/29)… Had three consecutive multi-point efforts from 10/9-10/13 (3g, 5a), including back-to-back three-point games at Rogle (10/9: 1g, 2a) and at Skelleftea (10/11: 1g, 2a)… Had his first multi-goal game at MODO (2/28)… Appeared in all four playoff games as Brynas was swept by Skelleftea.


Played 53 games for the U18 team in Brynas between 2009 and 2012, totaling 78 points (22g, 56a)… Ranked second on the Brynas U18 squad in scoring in 2010-11, earning 61 points (17g, 44a) in 40 games… Spent most of the 2011-12 season with Brynas Jr., totaling 49 points (14g, 35a) and a plus-24 rating in 36 games played.