Emil Pettersson

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Emil Pettersson
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Born (1994-01-14) January 14, 1994 (age 24)
Sundsvall, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
Timrå IK
Modo Hockey
Skellefteå AIK
Växjö Lakers
NHL Draft 155th overall, 2013
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2013–present

Emil Pettersson (born 14 January 1994) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing as a prospect under contract to the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Pettersson was selected by the Predators in the 6th round (155th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Emil's brother Elias was drafted fifth overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Pettersson made his Elitserien (now the SHL) debut playing with Timrå IK during the 2012–13 Elitserien season.[1]

In the 2016–17 season, having signed with Skellefteå AIK, Pettersson played in 24 games before he was transferred mid-season to join his fourth SHL club in the Växjö Lakers, on December 7, 2016.[2] Pettersson quickly adapted with the Lakers, completing the season with 26 points in 27 games.

On May 9, 2017, Pettersson agreed to a two-year entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Timrå IK J20 17 4 2 6 10 3 1 1 2 2
2012–13 Timrå IK J20 44 13 31 44 38 2 0 0 0 2
2012–13 Timrå IK SEL 2 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Timrå IK J20 12 10 9 19 12 2 2 0 2 4
2013–14 Timrå IK Allsv 44 6 8 14 12
2014–15 Timrå IK Allsv 52 12 23 35 16
2014–15 Modo Hockey SHL 2 1 0 1 2
2015–16 Modo Hockey SHL 52 12 14 26 8
2016–17 Skellefteå AIK SHL 24 6 6 12 4
2016–17 Växjö Lakers SHL 27 9 17 26 8 6 4 3 7 4
SHL totals 107 28 37 65 42 6 4 3 7 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012–13 Timrå IK player statistics". Eliteprospects.com. 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2013-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Vaxjo Lakers welcome Emil Pettersson". Växjö Lakers HC. 2016-12-07. Retrieved 2016-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Preds sign Pettersson to entry-level contract". Nashville Predators. 2017-05-09. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 

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