Holmström is a very capable two-way forward. He has very good hockey sense and reads the play very well. Is usually at the right place in the right time, with or without the puck. Uses the stick to his advantage and steals a lot of pucks from the opposing players. Not an excellent skater, Holmström still has good offensive skills including a decent scoring touch and the hockey sense to set up players. Fairly all-round and complete as a player.