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Fantasy Summary

At his best, an offensively gifted center with a high pace, well-rounded two-way game. Needs to show his best more consistently.


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February 2024 – One of the most tantalizing players of this year’s draft. Lucas Pettersson, at his best is a slam dunk first round talent, he plays a fast, skilled game and can take over shifts with break neck speed. A very accurate shot and a well-rounded defensive game should paint the picture of a minute munching center at the NHL level. However, Pettersson hasn’t always been at his best, his engagement can waver, he can shy away from contact and he can be frustratingly passive. These tendencies tend to shrink during his SHL or international reps but all the puzzle pieces show a player who should be making magic happen in the J20 level. He hasn’t had much to say in that regard until lately, with 5 consecutive multi-point games to rack up a total of 13 points. If he can keep this up, he might give reason for pause on the current assessment. – David Saad

February Rankings: 38th


Fantasy Upside 8.0
NHL Certainty 7.0
Country SWE
Position C
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth April 17, 2006
Height 5‘11”
Weight 170 lbs
Drafted No


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2019-2020 MoDo Hockey U16 2U16 Div.11 0 11 0|        
 2020-2021 MoDo Hockey U16 2U16 Div.11 0 00 0|        
 2021-2022 ÅngermanlandTV-Pucken5 2 46 0|        
  MoDo Hockey U16U16 Region23 16 2137 12|        
  MoDo Hockey J18J18 Region8 1 12 2|        
  MoDo Hockey J18J18 Nationell12 1 34 0|Playoffs5 1 01
 2022-2023 MoDo Hockey J18J18 Region16 13 1730 4|        
  MoDo Hockey J18J18 Nationell2 1 12 0|Playoffs5 2 57
  MoDo Hockey J20J20 Nationell29 5 1419 6|        
  Sweden U17WHC-176 2 24 2|        
  Sweden U17 (all)International-Jr17 5 914 2|        
 2023-2024 MoDo Hockey J20J20 Nationell41 24 2852 40|        
  Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup4 2 24 0|        
  MoDo HockeySHL5 0 00 0|        
  Sweden U18 (all)International-Jr18 8 1422 2|        
  Sweden U18 WJAC-196 3 58 2|