LOS ANGELES -- Hampus Lindholm, the 19-year-old first-round pick of the Anaheim Ducks in 2012, made the team's final roster as it prepares for Wednesday's regular-season opener at Colorado.
Lindholm impressed Ducks' coaches with his skill and effort, and he scored three exhibition season goals.
Right wing Devante Smith-Pelly and center Peter Holland also made the team, though forwards Emerson Etem and Jakob Silfverberg and defenseman Luca Sbisa are expected to return from injuries in October. Defenseman Sheldon Souray is expected out for the first two months.
The Ducks moved five players to the minor leagues, including right wing Brad Staubitz, who played 15 games with the team last season, and 6-foot-6 defenseman Nolan Yonkman, who came to the Ducks after seven games with Florida last season.
The team also placed left wing and center Richard Rakell on the American Hockey League's Norfolk roster, and put goalie Igor Bobkov at Utah.
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