Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
Hampus Lindholm
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 01/20/1994
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Helsingborg, SWE
DRAFTED: ANA: 2012-6 overall
NHL All-Rookie Team (2014)
2014-15: Appeared in his second NHL season with Anaheim, scoring 7-27=34 points with a +25 rating and 32 PIM in 78 games…finished tied for second among league blueliners in plus/minus in 2014-15…established career highs in goals, assists and points…led the team in plus/minus, co-led in shifts-per-game (26.3) and ranked second in TOI (21:45)…led Anaheim defensemen in takeaways (29), co-led in assists and finished second in scoring and appearances…collected five multi-point games and three multi-assist contests…was credited with a career-high seven shots in a 4-3 shootout win, Feb. 23 vs. DET…twice recorded a career-tying +4 rating, including Apr. 1 vs. EDM and Feb. 20 @ CGY…earned his second career GWG as part of a two-point game (1-1=2) in a 5-1 win, Jan. 16 vs. NJ…recorded a career-high four-game point/assist streak (0-4=4), Dec. 3-10…his career-high 29:25 TOI on Nov. 28 vs. CHI was tops among all Anaheim skaters in 2014-15…appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Nov. 23 vs. ARI…missed two games with a lower-body injury (Dec. 19 & Feb. 10)…PLAYOFFS: Made his second career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, collecting 2-8=10 points with a +2 rating and 10 PIM in 16 games…finished the postseason tied for sixth in scoring among defensemen and tied for fifth in assists among blueliners…ranked second among team defensemen in TOI (23:15) and takeaways (7)…recorded his first two career multi-point playoff contests in Game 1 of the Second Round on Apr. 30 vs. CGY (0-2=2) and Game 1 of the WCF on May 17 vs. CHI (1-1=2)…logged a career-high 44:07 TOI in Game 2 of the WCF, May 19 vs. CHI…collected his first career postseason goal in Game 2 of the Second Round, a 3-0 win on May 3 vs. CGY…recorded a career-high four-game point streak (1-4=5) from Apr. 20-May 3, the longest playoff scoring streak by an Anaheim defenseman since Chris Pronger’s five-game streak (1-6=7) from Apr. 27-May 7, 2009.

CAREER: At the age of 21,  has posted a +54 career rating in his first two NHL seasons, leading all NHL defensemen and ranking fourth overall in the league...entering the 2015-16 season, no other defenseman in the top five was under the age of 27…signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, July 13, 2012…2013-14: Made his NHL debut with Anaheim, registering 6-24=30 points with a +29 rating and 36 PIM in 78 games…became the first Ducks defenseman to be named to the NHL All-Rookie Team, joining teammate Frederik Andersen…set a club record for the best plus/minus rating of any rookie defenseman…his +29 was the fifth-highest plus/minus rating among rookie defensemen since 1989-90 and the highest of any such player in the Western Conference since 1991-92, joining DET’s Nicklas Lidstrom (+36 in 1991-92), OTT’s Andrej Meszaros (+34 in 2005-06), NJ’s Colin White (+32 in 2001-02) and BOS’ Adam McQuaid (+30 in 2010-11)…ranked fourth among all NHL defensemen in plus/minus…among rookie blueliners, ranked second in scoring, third in assists and tied for fifth in goals…his 78 games were the most by a Ducks rookie defenseman since Kurt Sauer played 80 in 2002-03…posted seven multi-point games (one multi-goal, four multi-assist)…recorded a career-high three-game point/assist streak (0-4=4), Mar. 14-18…logged a career-high 24:22 TOI, Mar. 18 vs. WSH…became the second-youngest player in club history (19 yrs. 356 days) to score two goals in a game on Jan. 11 @ PHX, behind only Cam Fowler (19 yrs. 343 days, Nov. 13, 2011 vs. MIN)…scored his first career GWG as part of a 1-1=2 point night, Dec. 23 @ WSH…recorded his first career point and assist streaks from Dec. 11-15 (two games, 0-2=2)…scored his first career NHL goal in his second career multi-point game (1-1=2), Nov. 6 vs. PHX...earned his first two career NHL points (assists) while recording a career-best +4 rating, Oct. 13 vs. OTT…became the seventh youngest Duck to appear in a game at 19 years, 8 months and 17 days with his NHL debut on Oct. 6 @ WPG…PLAYOFFS: Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, collecting 0-2=2 points in 11 games…earned his first career postseason point (assist) in Game 3 of the Second Round, May 8 @ LA...2012-13: Made his North American debut with Norfolk (AHL) in 2012-13, scoring 1-10=11 points with a +5 rating and 16 PIM in 44 games…ranked tied for third on Norfolk and second among team defensemen in plus/minus…recorded his first career AHL multi-point game (0-2=2), Mar. 8 vs. Hershey…scored his first career AHL goal, Nov. 3 vs. Binghamton…debuted on Oct. 12 vs. Worcester, becoming the youngest player in AHL Admirals history at 18 years, eight months and 23 days…2011-12: Appeared in 28 games with Rogle BK of the Swedish Division 2 league, scoring 1-3=4 points with 12 PIM…in 10 playoff games, posted 1-4=5 points to help the club clinch a spot in the Swedish Elite League in 2012-13…also played 28 games for Rogle Jr., compiling 5-12=17 points with a +25 rating.

MISCELLANEOUS: Suffered an upper-body injury with Team Sweden during an exhibition game preceding the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship and was unable to participate in the tournament…played extensive minutes as a member of the top defensive pairing for Sweden at the 2012 Under-18 World Championship in the Czech Republic…appeared in six games for the silver medal-winning team, earning 0-4=4 points with four PIM.

PERSONAL: Grew up in Lergerget, Sweden…graduated from Lerbergsskolan in 2012…lists Nicklas Lidström as his favorite player growing up…enjoys dining at the Ikea food court, as well as Selanne Steak Tavern…spent the summer traveling to Spain, England, Sweden and Båstad…calls his first Stanley Cup playoff game his favorite moment of his hockey career…Twitter/Instagram: @HampeLindholm.