Elias Pettersson

DEFINITION:Elias Pettersson is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, currently playing as a center for the Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Canucks as the 5th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

FAQs:
1. FAQs: How old is Elias Pettersson?
Answer: Elias Pettersson was born on November 12, 1998, making him currently 23 years old.

2. FAQs: Where did Elias Pettersson play before joining the Vancouver Canucks?
Answer: Before joining the Canucks, Pettersson played for Timra IK in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

3. FAQs: What are some of Elias Pettersson’s achievements in his career?
Answer: Some of Pettersson’s notable achievements include winning the Calder Memorial Trophy in 2019 as the NHL’s Rookie of the Year and being named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in the same year.

4. FAQs: What style of play does Elias Pettersson have?
Answer: Pettersson is known for his exceptional playmaking abilities, skillful stickhandling, and ability to read the game. He is considered a highly skilled and intelligent center.

5. FAQs: Has Elias Pettersson represented Sweden internationally?
Answer: Yes, Elias Pettersson has represented Sweden in various international tournaments, including the IIHF World Championship and the World Junior Championship, winning a silver medal in the latter.

6. FAQs: What is Elias Pettersson’s jersey number?
Answer: Elias Pettersson wears the jersey number 40 for the Vancouver Canucks.

7. FAQs: Has Elias Pettersson faced any significant injuries in his career?
Answer: Yes, Pettersson has faced a few injuries throughout his career, including a knee injury during the 2019-2020 season and a wrist injury during the 2020-2021 season. However, he has shown great resilience and has made successful comebacks from these injuries.