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European Skater
Sweden
Markus
Pettersson
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 167
LAST CLUB TEAM: Skelleftea Jr., SWEDEN-JR.
BIRTHDATE: May 8, 1996
MID RANK: 10
HOMETOWN: Skelleftea, Sweden
FINAL RANK: 7
BORN IN: Skellefteå, SWE
• 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.