Elias Pettersson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Comparing Elias Pettersson’s play to his slow finish in 2018-19

    Sportsnet "Despite Elias Pettersson‘s essentially unchallenged run towards the Calder Trophy last season, there was an impression around the league that the physical attrition of his first season in the NHL wore Pettersson down a little bit in the second half of the year. As the..." March 10

  • Elias Pettersson is the latest in a long line of NHL stars who are targets of on-ice abuse

    The Hockey News "Anyone who has watched NHL hockey over the past season-and-a-half did not require a Hockey Night in Canada montage to come to the conclusion that Elias Pettersson is a target of abuse. This has been going on pretty much since Pettersson first stepped onto the ice as a rookie. And as..." February 11

  • Elias Pettersson out with lower-body injury after taking late hit Tuesday vs. Bruins

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson is not in the club's lineup Thursday against the Minnesota Wild, the team announced. Pettersson was bruised by a hit from Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk on Tuesday. The hit irked..." February 06

  • Canucks' Elias Pettersson donates All-Star Game winnings in honour of Brock Boeser's sick father

    Yahoo! Sports "Since breaking into the NHL last season, Elias Pettersson of the Vancouver Canucks has proven that his talent on the ice is elite. Recently, he reminded the hockey world that he’s as sensational away from the rink. The 21-year-old forward turned heads during the..." January 29

  • How the Canucks climbed to top of Pacific Division

    Pro Hockey Talk "For the first time in five years Vancouver Canucks fans have reason to be excited about their team. They are the hottest team in the NHL right now, and with their 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night are 12-3-0 over their past 15 games. That run has helped them climb to the top of..." January 29

  • The 5 best lines in the NHL halfway through the 2019-20 season

    Sportsnet "Two months into the season we took a look at what lines around the NHL had been the most dominant at 5-vs-5, with the stipulation that the lines had to spend at least 100 minutes together in that game state as a unit, so we could get some semblance of a decent sample size. Over..." January 25

  • How a deportation taught Elias Pettersson to take nothing for granted

    Sportsnet "Elias Pettersson senses something is wrong. He can feel it in the pit of his stomach. It’s Dec. 13, 2011 and he’s in the gymnasium at Minervaskolan, a middle school in Ange, Sweden. There’s a floorball tournament taking place this morning and students were supposed to arrive..." January 05

  • 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