Ducks trade Lindholm to Bruins for 2 players, haul of picks

Posted: 19/03/2022 in NHL
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The Anaheim Ducks are trading defenseman Hampus Lindholm to the Boston Bruins, reports Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli.

Anaheim is receiving a 2022 first-round pick, a 2023 second-round selection, a 2024 second-rounder along with defensemen Urho Vaakanainen and John Moore, according to TSN’s Chris Johnston. The Ducks retained 50% of Lindholm’s salary.

Lindholm, 28, is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. He carries a cap hit of $5.2 million.

With the addition of the left-handed blue-liner, the Bruins’ line combinations could look something like this:

LDRD
Hampus LindholmCharlie McAvoy
Matt GrzelcykBrandon Carlo
Mike ReillyConnor Clifton

Lindholm is a solid two-way player who can help out on both ends of the ice. He has five goals and 17 assists in 61 games this season while averaging 22:32 minutes of ice time per contest.

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