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Ducks Sign Lindholm to Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
The Ducks have signed defenseman Hampus Lindholm to a three-year, entry-level contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Lindholm was selected sixth overall by the Ducks in last month’s NHL Entry Draft.

Lindholm, 18 (1/20/94), appeared in 28 games with Rogle BK of the Swedish Division 2 league last season, scoring 1-3=4 points. In 10 playoff games, Lindholm posted 1-4=5 points to help the club clinch a spot in the Swedish Elite League next season. Lindholm also played 28 games for Rogle Jr. in 2011-12, compiling 5-12=17 points with a +25 rating.

A native of Helsingborg, Sweden, Lindholm played extensive minutes as a member of the top defensive pairing for Sweden at the 2012 Under-18 World Championship in the Czech Republic. The 6-2, 196-pound blueliner appeared in six games for the silver medal-winning team, earning 0-4=4 points with four penalty minutes (PIM).

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