Elias Pettersson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vancouver Canucks' Elias Pettersson hits fan with puck — but makes up for it

    Sporting News "Vancouver Canucks winger Elias Pettersson is known for his quick shot. One fan was made very aware of it on Monday in Philadelphia. As the Canucks warmed up for their game against the Flyers, Pettersson fired a quick shot on net. It banged off the crossbar and into the stands, hitting..." November 25

  • Refs allow play to continue after serious injury, and Avs are furious

    CBS Sports "The Avalanche beat the Canucks in overtime on Saturday night in Vancouver, but the game got to overtime thanks in large part to a controversial goal that many Colorado players believed never should have happened.  With the Canucks down by two goals and the..." November 17

  • Kanye West gets Elias Pettersson's former Swedish team's Twitter account suspended

    Yahoo! Sports "It’s not every day one of the biggest stars in pop culture reaches down into the depths of the Swedish Hockey League to flex some muscle. But because of some music on an old promotional video, the Växjö Lakers of the SHL have had their official Twitter account..." October 23

  • How Elias Pettersson is adjusting to spotlight with Canucks

    Sportsnet "Nothing that occurred during the Vancouver Canucks’ pre-season was as significant and revealing as training camp in Victoria, where in a span of about 48 hours, Elias Pettersson skated teammates into the ice during interval testing, scored the first and best goals of the..." October 03

  • Elias Pettersson still dropping jaws ahead of second year with Canucks

    TSN " It was slick, it was sick, it was effortless, and it wasn’t even Elias Pettersson. Brandon Sutter, an older checking centre who is so not Pettersson, scored on a beautiful penalty shot Tuesday, fluidly pulling the puck to his backhand, and patiently gliding..." September 18

  • Elias Pettersson more comfortable entering second season with Canucks

    NHL.com "Elias Pettersson is trying to embrace the spotlight he once dreaded. And when the Vancouver Canucks forward steps onto the ice for his second NHL training camp at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, on Friday, he'll admittedly be much more prepared..." September 13

  • Elias Pettersson feeling quicker, stronger after summer of conditioning

    Sportsnet "Super soldier serum transformed skinny, sickly Steve Rogers into muscular super hero Captain America. Unfortunately, the Marvel Comics’ serum is currently unavailable outside of top-secret military labs, so Elias Pettersson had to get bigger the old-fashioned way: conditioning and diet...." September 05

  • What can Elias Pettersson do for an encore?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The one big positive for the 2018-19 Vancouver Canucks was the rapid development of Elias Pettersson. From the moment he arrived he was the team’s best, most impactful player and began his career with a five-game point streak and 10 goals in his first 10 games. Even when he was..." August 28

  • Elias Pettersson pumped for sophomore year after summer of ‘progress’

    Sportsnet "Don’t pinch Elias Pettersson. He doesn’t want to wake up. Sitting here in a hotel conference room in the calm of summer, you get the feeling he still doesn’t entirely believe all that’s happened to him. He arrived in North America like a supernova last season..." August 20

  • EA Sports picks Elias Pettersson for Swedish NHL 20 cover

    The Province "The Canucks' young star played EA Sports' famous NHL video game as a kid; now he's the face of the game in the Swedish version Play it loud Swedish hockey fans: Elias Pettersson’s digital self is headed your way. EA Sports announced Wednesday the emerging..." August 08

  • Canucks’ Elias Pettersson wins Calder Trophy as rookie of the year

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson has won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s rookie of the year. Pettersson, 20, beat Blues goalie Jordan Binnington and Sabres defenceman Rasmus Dahlin to win the award. June 20