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Draft Prospect - 2014
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Markus Pettersson
European Skater
Skelleftea Jr., SWEDEN-JR.
Final Rank:  7 Midterm Rank:  10
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  167
Born:  May 8, 1996 Hometown:  Skelleftea, Sweden
Birthplace:  SkellefteĆ„, SWE
Drafted:  ANA (2nd Round / 38th Overall)
• Pettersson was an assistant captain with Skelleftea’s junior team in 2013-14, playing an all-around game on the blueline while registering 18 points (4-14—18) in 38 games. He also made his professional hockey debut, playing 10 games with Skelleftea’s senior team in the Swedish Hockey League.

• Pettersson was a member of Sweden’s gold-medal winning team at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and skated on Sweden’s fourth-place team at the 2014 Under-18 World Championship where he notched his only goal of the tournament in the team’s quarterfinal win over Finland.

• He models his game after Jonas Brodin of the Minnesota Wild: “He’s so smart and can handle almost every situation on the ice.”

• His father, Daniel, also played with Skelleftea from 1987-99.


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
37
4
8
12
16
2012-2013
SKELLEFTEA U18
SWEDEN-JR. U18
2
0
0
0
0
2013-2014
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
10
0
0
0
2
2013-2014
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
38
4
14
18
38