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Word zem, Pettersson is on fire lately - homeboy leads all under U20 players in the SHL in points. :thumbs:
via Biech:
Canucks prospect Elias Pettersson with 14 points on the season leads all U20 players in the SHL. That is DOUBLE the 2nd place player!

*Make that 5 points for Pettersson today - as he picks up a primary assist on Vaxjo's sixth goal
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Zemtac wrote:Petterson with 3 goals and 2 assists today. He is now 5th in scoring in the SHL and the only player on his squad on the leaderboard!!!

14 points in 12 games!
Highlights, assuming that the link works in North America:
http://www.shl.se/play/video/19762470

His first SHL hat trick! :D
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Per wrote:Highlights, assuming that the link works in North America:
http://www.shl.se/play/video/19762470
His first SHL hat trick! :D
Worked just fine - thanks for sharing.

Helluva shot! Can't wait to see him wearing an Orca. :D
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Holy Crap, no question the guy has an elite NHL shot! Are those games always that wide open?
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Here's Dahlén's game from last night: http://www.hockeyallsvenskan.se/hockeya ... ideo=lood5

Timrå in red and white.

But the true stars are the Björklöven fans; hear how they sing and chant throughout the game, even when their team is trailing by three goals. Best crowd in Sweden, imho.
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micky107 wrote:Holy Crap, no question the guy has an elite NHL shot! Are those games always that wide open?
Big ice hockey. Means there is more room for the forwards. Especially since they took away the red line offside.
I think that may be why so many Swedish d-men succeed in the NHL. The narrow rink makes it tougher for the forwards but actually easier for the defence. A lot less blue line to patrol.
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SKYO wrote:Word zem, Pettersson is on fire lately - homeboy leads all under U20 players in the SHL in points. :thumbs:
via Biech:
Canucks prospect Elias Pettersson with 14 points on the season leads all U20 players in the SHL. That is DOUBLE the 2nd place player!

*Make that 5 points for Pettersson today - as he picks up a primary assist on Vaxjo's sixth goal
Here's a link to where he stacks up presently to other U20 players in the past who have played in the SHL, pretty good company. The other thing to take into perspective is that Pettersson just seems to be getting more comfortable every game!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DNFnaWYVwAA9zmC.jpg
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Zemtac wrote:
SKYO wrote:Word zem, Pettersson is on fire lately - homeboy leads all under U20 players in the SHL in points. :thumbs:
via Biech:
Canucks prospect Elias Pettersson with 14 points on the season leads all U20 players in the SHL. That is DOUBLE the 2nd place player!

*Make that 5 points for Pettersson today - as he picks up a primary assist on Vaxjo's sixth goal
Here's a link to where he stacks up presently to other U20 players in the past who have played in the SHL, pretty good company. The other thing to take into perspective is that Pettersson just seems to be getting more comfortable every game!!!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DNFnaWYVwAA9zmC.jpg
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More like Kapil’s latest handle. Who cares ? The board needs the traffic
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I particularly liked his post game comments. Seems mature. :mrgreen:
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Here is another interesting Twitter Quote:

https://twitter.com/ryanbiech/status/923627622734512128
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Pettersen dominating in Swedens man league. Genius draft pick!

Dahlen, Juolevi, Lind, Gaudette, Demko, Lockwood, Pettersen, Gadjovich, Goldobin, DiPietro, Tryamkin. The future's so bright I need to wear Vuarnets!
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RoyalDude wrote:Pettersen dominating in Swedens man league. Genius draft pick!

Dahlen, Juolevi, Lind, Gaudette, Demko, Lockwood, Pettersen, Gadjovich, Goldobin, DiPietro, Tryamkin. The future's so bright I need to wear Vuarnets!
Do you saran wrap your keyboard when sploodging about Bennings picks?
They are a nice stable of prospects for sure but not one holds an NHL roster spot as of today.
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Mr Pettersson could make the Mens' Swedish team in the Olympics. :o :thumbs:
Uffe Bodin (Editor in chief/chefredaktör @hockeysverige inom) says Elias Pettersson is definitely on the radar to be on the Swedish Olympic hockey team in Korea
ELIA$ Pettersson point production up with the elite currently in ppg.
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It is fantastic to see Pettersson rushing and scoring and looking great.
By next year though he needs to try and apply those same skills on N. American size ice surfaces.
I post this link because it's the only one I can find and if it's to be believed, only Finland has the hybrid ice.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_hockey_rink

If you see this Per, can you verify because I thought a couple more countries used it....
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