'Canes Take Lindholm In First Round Of Draft

The Carolina Hurricanes have drafted Elias Lindholm in the first round of the 2013 NHL Draft.

Lindholm was the fifth pick overall.

The 18-year-old Swedish center played for Brynas in the Swedish Elite League and tallied 11 goals and 19 assists in 48 games.

Lindholm's father, Mikael played briefly with the Los Angeles Kings in the 1989-90 season.