SHL Report: February 2021

Tomáš Zahorák


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February is almost over, and the regular season in the SHL is slowly coming to an end as well. A lot has happened throughout the past month, so here is a quick recap of all the important news, updates, and prospect reports with my observations and some interesting stats from one of the best leagues in Europe. I hope you enjoy it! 


In case you missed it 

  • According to Sportbladet, Emil Pettersson, the brother of Canucks forward Elias Pettersson and current SHL scoring leader, is on his way to the NHL after the season. He has scored 22 goals and 46 points in 43 games for Växjö.


  • Just after five games, Örebro has parted ways with Islanders forward Josh Ho-Sang. In the meantime, the 25-year-old has landed a new job in Linköping. He has appeared in one game thus far with no points, 16:49 TOI, and -2. 


  • Örebro defenseman Robin Salo has signed his first NHL contract with the New York Islanders. Isles drafted him in 2017 from 46