Chicago placed Lindholm on waivers Monday, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Lindholm was never expected to make the Opening Night roster, but he's made 66 NHL appearances over the past four seasons, so he'll likely end up on Chicago's taxi squad. The 26-year-old blueliner tallied one assist in four games with the Avalanche last campaign.
The Avalanche traded Lindholm and Nikita Zadorov to the Blackhawks for Brandon Saad and Dennis Gilbert on Saturday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Lindholm hasn't piled up points at any stage of his hockey career, so this change of scenery likely won't change things for the 25-year-old blueliner. He'll bring 66 games of NHL experience to the Blackhawks, however, and he can work on the third pairing if injuries pop up on the blue line. Lindholm likely will begin the upcoming season with AHL Rockford.
The Avalanche recalled Lindholm from AHL Colorado on Sunday.
With Cale Makar (upper body) and Erik Johnson (lower body) on injured reserve, Lindholm will head up and serve as the seventh defenseman. Lindholm has posted just two points over 23 games in the AHL this season, and his first chance to crack the lineup is Monday against the Blues.
Lindholm signed a two-year contract with Colorado on Tuesday.
Lindholm spent the majority of the 2018-19 campaign in the minors, notching eight points in 57 games, but he also made two appearances with the big club, going scoreless while posting a minus-1 rating over that span. The 2014 fifth-round pick will likely have a similar role in 2019-20, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to have him on their radars.
Lindholm was extended a qualifying offer from the Avalanche on Tuesday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reported.
Lindholm, 24, a fifth-round draft pick, back in 2014, has only found the scoresheet four times in 62 games, all assists. Facing an uncertain future, one thing is certain and it's that Lindholm, while a serviceable blueliner at the NHL level, offers little-to-no fantasy upside regardless of what jersey he wears. He last appeared in a game Dec. 22, 2018.
Lindholm was reassigned to AHL Colorado on Monday.
Pointless in two appearances with the Avalanche in 2018-19, Lindholm has been slightly more productive in the league below, registering seven assists in 34 games with the Eagles this season.
Lindholm was called up from AHL Colorado on Wednesday.
Lindholm has produced four points -- all assists -- over 62 career games with the Avalanche. The Swede prides himself on playing a physical game, but he's not likely to see enough ice time to make a tangible fantasy impact, even with Mark Barberio (undisclosed) on injured reserve.
The Avalanche demoted Lindholm to AHL Colorado on Tuesday, per the AHL transactions log.
Lindholm will hit the showers early with the Wild on tap Wednesday, heading back to the AHL after he drew into just two games in his time with the Avalanche. Not much of an offensive threat, the 24-year-old's relegation shouldn't have much of an impact from a fantasy standpoint. Still, he should remain one of the top options for recall if the Avalanche require reinforcements along the blue line.
The Avalanche recalled Lindholm from AHL Colorado on Sunday.
Since Erik Johnson is dealing with an upper-body injury, Lindholm was brought up to provide depth on the Avalanche's blue line. He has suited up for just two NHL games this season and recorded less than 7:19 TOI in each outing, so he'll likely land on the bottom pairing if he enters the lineup and won't have appealing fantasy potential.
The Avalanche reassigned Lindholm to AHL Colorado, TSN reports.
Lindholm played two games in this NHL stint and went minus-1 while averaging 7:10 of ice time. If Nikita Zadorov (lower body) remains out for Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights, expect Lindholm to return to the big club.
The Avalanche recalled Lindholm from AHL Colorado on Friday.
The Avalanche only had five healthy defensemen on their roster prior to Lindholm's promotion, so he'll almost certainly draw into the lineup immediately for Friday's game against the Blackhawks. The 24-year-old Swede has tallied five assists in 20 AHL appearances this season.
Lindholm (undisclosed) was activated from injured reserve and subsequently assigned to AHL Colorado on Thursday.
Lindholm's placement on injured reserve evidently was retroactive to the preseason. Last season, the Swede only had four points representing his point total over 48 NHL games, though he doled out 99 hits with 51 blocked shots over that span.
The Avalanche placed Lindholm (undisclosed) on injured reserve Tuesday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Colorado has yet to release any specifics regarding a potential timetable for Lindholm's return to action, but he only totaled four assists in 48 games last season, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to concern themselves with his availability. Another update on the 23-year-old blueliner's status should surface once he's healthy enough to rejoin the active roster.
Lindholm compiled four points, 99 hits and a plus-4 rating through 44 games in 2017-18.
Lindholm is far from being an offensive threat, having only fired 22 shots on goal and making no power-play presence. Still, the 23-year-old has adjusted well to the North American game -- he only played in Sweden until the 2016-17 campaign -- and stayed out of the AHL all season. However, Lindholm was hindered by two injuries (upper body and jaw), and he was also a healthy scratch for 20 of the final 21 games -- including playoffs.
Lindholm (upper body) will return to action against the Wild on Friday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Lindholm missed the Avs' previous five outings due to his upper-body injury. Considering the defenseman is averaging a mere 13:26 of ice time, it shouldn't come as a surprise to see he has just three points in 43 contests this season. The Swede's limited offensive upside means he is unlikely to offer much in terms of fantasy value -- even in deeper formats.
Lindholm (upper body) is now considered healthy and will participate in another full practice session Thursday, Rick Sadowski of NHL.com reports.
Lindholm landed on injured reserve last week, but he returned to full-contact practice Tuesday and appears to be close to rejoining the action with the news that he's healthy. The biggest concern is getting another full practice under his belt before making a return. While the news rules him out for Wednesday's game, the defensively deprived Avalanche could regain an extra blueliner for Friday's matchup against the Wild.
Lindholm (upper body) is on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.
Lindholm is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury, so this move doesn't come as a surprise. The 23-year-old Swede's absence will test Colorado's depth at defense, but it shouldn't impact any fantasy lineups, as he's only totaled three assists in 43 contests this campaign.
Lindholm (upper body) is out indefinitely, AJ Haefele of BSNDenver.com reports.
The 23-year-old blueliner sustained the injury in Sunday's loss to Edmonton, though not much more is known regarding his condition. It's unclear who the Avs will recall for blue-line reinforcements at the moment, though with just three assists and zero goals in 43 games this season, Lindholm's absence is unlikely to leave a recognizable hole in fantasy lineups.
Lindholm (upper body) left Sunday's game against Edmonton and did not return, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
The Avalanche lost Erik Johnson (upper body) to injury in the contest as well. Lindholm has just two assists in 42 games this year, though both points have come in his last 10 games.
Lindholm registered an assist, two shots and a plus-3 rating through 14:51 of ice time during Sunday's 5-4 win over Buffalo.
This was just the second assist of the campaign for the Swede, and with an average of only 13:37 of ice time per game, there isn't a lot of fantasy upside here. Lindholm can continue to be ignored in the majority of settings moving forward.
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