Flames Offer Insane Amount for Star Forward
BY JULIEN TREKKER JUNE 22, 2023 (12:05)
Flames Make Big Offer to Keep Top Forward
It has been reported that the Calgary Flames made a significant offer to keep their talented star player, Elias Lindholm, who's set to become a free agent on July 1st.
Lindholm has proven to be a crucial player for the Flames in recent seasons, with an impressive performance of 64 points last year. However, he didn't quite meet the team's high expectations.
Nevertheless, the Flames are determined to keep Lindholm, who is a versatile and exceptional player, for a long time.
Frank Seravalli, recently hinted at the Flames' ambitious plan involving Lindholm.
Although the exact details of the offer are unknown, it's clear that it could involve a substantial salary. But the question remains: will this be enough to convince Lindholm to stay? Lindholm might be tempted to explore other options.
Where Could Lindholm Go?
Several teams are interested in acquiring a talented player like Lindholm.
Interestingly, one of them is the Carolina Hurricanes, the team that drafted Lindholm in 2013. They are currently seeking a reliable second-line center, and Lindholm's defensive skills would be a great fit in Rod Brind'amour's strategic plans.
Another potential destination could be the Toronto Maple Leafs. If the Leafs decide to part ways with William Nylander, Lindholm could seamlessly integrate into their top six players. Additionally, if a trade were to occur, it would likely involve more than just a direct swap. The Leafs would probably receive Lindholm along with other assets in exchange for Nylander.
Finally, the Washington Capitals are also interested in Lindholm's services. As Nicklas Backstrom's outstanding career may be nearing its end, adding another top-notch Swedish center like Lindholm could help with the transition. Given their similar playing styles, the Capitals could be an excellent fit for Lindholm's future.
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