Patrick Maroon

Ducks set to unleash Hampus Lindholm against Oilers' Connor McDavid

Ducks set to unleash Hampus Lindholm against Oilers' Connor McDavid

Welcome home, Hampus Lindholm. Now go chase perhaps the best player in the game.

That’s essentially the scenario Ducks defenseman Lindholm faces when Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers visit Honda Center on Tuesday.

Lindholm has played three road games with the Ducks since he signed a six-year contract extension Oct.27, but has yet to make his home debut. He has gotten his legs under him as he returns to form and said “it’s more about getting in game mode.”

He’s going to need those legs for the Oilers, who boast a bevy of fast skaters led by 19-year-old McDavid, who Kings Coach Darryl Sutter recently called the best player in the...

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