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)

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.

CAREER: Signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, July 13, 2012…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: Spent the offseason with his family in Sweden…visited England for 2 weeks to watch Premier League Soccer (Football to him)…favorite food is Swedish meatballs with brown sauce, mashed potatoes, and Lingonberry…in Orange County, enjoys eating at Chipotle…favorite hockey players growing up were Nicklas Lidström and Kenny Jönsson…before games, Hampus always has to stretch…Twitter handle is @HampeLindholm.