Flames Rumors: Metropolitan Division Team Reportedly Interested in Elias Lindholm

The Columbus Blue Jackets have emerged as a strong contender in trade rumors, with their sights set on acquiring Elias Lindholm from the Calgary Flames, according to Rob Ellis of NHL Trade Rumor.com and insider Elliotte Friedman.

Lindholm has become a highly sought-after asset in the league ever since it was announced the Flames would listen to trade offers on him.

Lindholm's skill set aligns perfectly with the Blue Jackets' needs, offering them additional depth and scoring abilites.

Their pursuit of Lindholm reflects their determination to enhance their competitiveness in the league.

So far this season, the 29-year-old has scored five goals and 15 total points across the first 20 games.

However, the outcome of this potential trade remains uncertain, hinging on factors such as the Flames' playoff aspirations, Lindholm's preferences, and the offers presented by various teams.

As the trade market continues to evolve, the Columbus Blue Jackets are undoubtedly a key player in the race to acquire Elias Lindholm, making this situation one to watch closely for NHL fans in the coming days or weeks.

Over his 11-year career in the NHL, Lindhold has racked up 208 goals and 528 total points across 763 games played, split between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Flames. Photo Credit:  Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports