Canucks: Predicting which NHL awards Pettersson will win

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Vancouver Canucks Center Elias Pettersson (40) looks on (Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Vancouver Canucks possess a franchise player in the likes of Swedish center Elias Pettersson. Which NHL awards is he capable of capturing in his NHL career?

It didn’t take long for the Vancouver Canucks to realize that Elias Pettersson is truly special. In fact, he was an overnight sensation the minute he stepped into the National Hockey League, and now, the silky Swede is a well-known hockey player who is highly respected across all of the NHL’s 31 hockey teams.

With two professional seasons under his belt, which includes a total of 139 games played, the young 21-year-old has gathered a very impressive 132 points (55 goals, 77 assists). In the past decade, only Connor McDavid has had a higher Points Per Game % when it comes to players in their first two seasons of NHL experience.

Having his name alone in such an elite company with McDavid raises a lot of questions around the star forward, questions that need answers. How good is Pettersson really? What will be his greatest accomplishments? Those are all great questions, but for the sake of this article, we will be diving into one question in particular…

“Which NHL awards will Pettersson capture during his career?”

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