Obviously Lindholm is garnering a lot of attention over in North America for his play with Brynas. With the lockout, a lot of the media's attention has been focused on junior players and the 2013 NHL Draft.
He's virtually a top-5 on everyone's list at this point, and being a highly ranked Swede usually comes with some sort of comparison. I had the chance to ask Lindholm about his.
One such player is Peter Forsberg, who Lindholm has drawn a plethora of comparisons to. A flattering parallel no doubt, yet one the draft eligible admits he’s grown weary of at times.
“Sometimes it gets tiresome, mostly because he was so good, but it’s also a lot of fun,” he said.