Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Elias
Lindholm to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The Hurricanes selected the Swedish forward fifth overall in the 2013 NHL
Lindholm played for Brynas IF of the Swedish Elite League last year, scoring
11 goals and 30 points in 48 games. He was a finalist for rookie of the year
after leading all junior-aged players in scoring.
The 18-year-old also helped Sweden capture the silver medal in the 2013 IIHF
World Junior Championship in January.
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