Lindholm to play for Sweden in WJC
12/18/2013 5:49 PM
12/18/2013 5:50 PM
The Canes announced Wednesday that the team will assign rookie forward Elias Lindholm to Sweden’s World Junior Championship team.
Lindholm, 19, played for Sweden a year ago in the World Juniors in Ufa, Russia, helping the Swedes take the silver medal. He was the Canes’ first-round draft pick, No. 5 overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Lindholm has three goals and four assists in 21 games with the Hurricanes.
The 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship will be held in Malmo, Sweden, from Dec. 26, 2013 to Jan. 5, 2014.
Join the Discussion
News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.