Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm (28) during the face off against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period at Scotiabank Saddledome.
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Fantasy Hockey Focus: Breaking down the Elias Lindholm trade

Toronto, ONTARIO - The All-Star week had officially begun only moments earlier, but the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames made a blockbuster deal while the majority of hockey media folks were gathered in Toronto and enjoying some refreshments on Gary Bettman’s tab.

The two teams had been rumoured to be involved in discussions for some time, with Christopher Tanev often cited as the main talking point. But in recent days, Elias Lindholm’s name popped up and it made a lot of sense. He’s the top centre asset on the rental market and Vancouver could really use another top centre.

Heading out the door was disgruntled, but intriguingly talented, Andrey Kuzmenko, 19-year-old defensive prospect, Hunter Brzustewicz, the club’s 2024 first-round pick, a conditional fourth, and Finnish defensive pros

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Fantasy Hockey Calgary Flames Vancouver Canucks NHL OHL Brock Boeser Hunter Brzustewicz Jonathan Huberdeau Joni Jurmo Nazem Kadri Andrey Kuzmenko Elias Lindholm J.T. Miller Elias Pettersson Pius Suter
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