Marcus Pettersson
Born (1996-05-08)8 May 1996,
Skellefteå, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
177 lb (80 kg; 12 st 9 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Pittsburgh Penguins
Skellefteå AIK
Anaheim Ducks
Ntl. team Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
NHL Draft 38th overall, 2014
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2013–present

Marcus Karl Gustav Pettersson (born 8 May 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Pettersson made his Swedish Hockey League debut playing with Skellefteå AIK during the 2013–14 SHL season.[1]

Pettersson was selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the second round (38th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.[2]

On 13 June 2015, Pettersson was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks.[3] Petterson was called up to the NHL on 21 February 2018,[4] and he recorded his first NHL goal on 4 March, in a 6–3 win against the Chicago Blackhawks.[5]

During the 2018–19 season, on 3 December 2018, Pettersson was traded by the Ducks to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Daniel Sprong.[6] Pettersson scored his first goal with the Penguins on 7 February 2019 against the Florida Panthers.[7] On 12 September 2019, Pettersson re-signed with the Penguins on a one-year contract worth $874,125.[8]

On 28 January 2020, Pettersson signed a five-year, $20.125 million contract extension with the Penguins.[9]

International play[edit | edit source]

On 9 May 2019, Pettersson was named to make his senior international debut with Sweden at the 2019 World Championships held in Bratislava, Slovakia.[10]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Marcus is the son of Daniel Pettersson, who played for Skellefteå AIK for 14 seasons.[11]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Skellefteå AIK J20 37 4 8 12 16 2 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Skellefteå AIK J20 38 4 14 18 38 2 0 0 0 2
2013–14 Skellefteå AIK SHL 10 0 0 0 2
2014–15 Skellefteå AIK J20 20 2 8 10 20 1 0 0 0 2
2014–15 Skellefteå AIK SHL 14 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Vita Hästen Allsv 10 2 2 4 16 9 1 2 3 8
2015–16 Skellefteå AIK SHL 46 2 5 7 10 8 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Skellefteå AIK SHL 41 2 7 9 49
2017–18 San Diego Gulls AHL 44 0 14 14 22
2017–18 Anaheim Ducks NHL 22 1 3 4 6 4 0 0 0 2
2018–19 Anaheim Ducks NHL 27 0 6 6 17
2018–19 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 57 2 17 19 49 4 0 1 1 4
2019–20 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 2 20 22 35 4 0 0 0 4
SHL totals 111 4 12 16 61 8 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 175 5 46 51 107 12 0 1 1 10

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2013 Sweden U17 Gold medal icon.svg 6 0 0 0 4
2014 Sweden WJC18 4th 7 1 0 1 2
2016 Sweden WJC 4th 7 0 4 4 6
2019 Sweden WC 5th 8 0 1 1 4
Junior totals 20 1 4 5 12
Senior totals 8 0 1 1 4

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Skellefteå AIK 2013–14 player statistics. Eliteprospects.com (25 April 2014). Retrieved on 25 April 2014.
  2. Profile on Ducks Second round pick Marcus Petterson. Anaheim Ducks (28 June 2014). Retrieved on 28 June 2014.
  3. Ducks sign Marcus Pettersson to three-year entry-level contract. Anaheim Ducks (13 June 2015). Retrieved on 13 June 2015.
  4. Pettersson Gets The Call (21 February 2018). Retrieved on 4 March 2018.
  5. Ducks top Blackhawks, move into third in Pacific (4 March 2018). Retrieved on 5 March 2018.
  6. Penguins Acquire Defenseman Marcus Pettersson from the Anaheim Ducks (3 December 2018). Retrieved on 3 December 2018.
  7. Matheson scores in OT to lift Panthers over Penguins 3-2.
  8. Pettersson signs one-year contract with Penguins (12 September 2019). Retrieved on 12 September 2019.
  9. Pettersson, Penguins agree to terms on five-year contract (28 January 2020). Retrieved on 29 January 2020.
  10. Sweden announces roster for 2019 World Championships (Swedish). swehockey.se (9 May 2019). Retrieved on 9 May 2019.
  11. Profile on Ducks Second Round Draft Pick Marcus Pettersson (28 June 2014). Retrieved on 5 March 2018. “His father, Daniel, also played with Skelleftea from 1987-99.”

External links[edit | edit source]

[[Category:HC Vita Hästen players]

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