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Anaheim Ducks sign Swedish 1st-round pick Hampus Lindholm to 3-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks have signed first-round pick Hampus Lindholm to a three-year entry-level contract.

The Ducks announced the deal Friday with the Swedish defenceman.

The 18-year-old Lindholm was the sixth overall pick in last month’s draft. He finished last season with Rogle BK, helping the club earn promotion to the Swedish Elite League.

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Lindholm has another season left on his contract with Rogle BK, but is expected to attend training camp in Anaheim in September.