BREAKING: Canucks Sign Elias Pettersson to a Three-Year Contract

Published April 19, 2023 at 1:31 PM
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Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced on Monday that the Canucks have signed defenseman Elias Pettersson to an entry-level contract. And no, this isn't the Pettersson you're thinking of.

Canucks Sign Pettersson to a Three-Year Deal

This might have some fans scratching their heads at first, considering the fact that Vancouver Canucks star Elias Pettersson still has anothe ryear after this one on his current contract.

The catch is that this isn't Canucks star Elias Pettersson, this is a different Elias Pettersson.

This Elias Pettersson was drafted by the Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, and is a defenseman from Sweden. He played in the Swedish Hockey League this year, and will now make the jump to North America.

Hopefully this announcement doesn't cause too much confusion for Canucks fans!

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BREAKING: Canucks Sign Elias Pettersson to a Three-Year Contract

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