Pettersson not only leads his team but all rookies in goals (25), points (50), power-play goals (7), power-play assists (t-7), power-play points (14), game-winning goals (7), and points per game avg (1.11).
Pettersson was named to Team Pacific Division for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game. He became the youngest Canucks player and just the third Canucks rookie (Tallon, Boeser) named to the honour. He participated in the Fastest Skater and Puck Control Relay,
With his seventh GWG Jan. 2 at OTT, Pettersson established a new Canucks single-season record for most GWG scored by a rookie.
With a hat trick on Jan. 2 at OTT, Pettersson became just the fourth active player to accumulate 40 or more career points within his first 40 NHL games. He also became the first rookie in Canucks franchise history to score a hat trick that included an OTG. He is the eighth Canucks rookie to net a hat trick.
Pettersson was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month recipient for the month of December after leading all rookies in goals (6), assists (11), points (17), game-winning goals (4) and plus/minus (tied, +8) in 14 games.
Pettersson, who led all rookies with seven goals and 10 points in eight games (7-3-10) in October, was named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for October. He was named the NHL's second star of the week ending November 4th (sharing the League lead with four goals and ranked third overall with seven points in three games) and was named first star of the week ending December 9th (after leading the NHL with eight points (2-6-8) in three games).
With five points (1-4-5) on Dec. 9 at STL, Pettersson became the sixth rookie since 1967-68 to record multiple outings with at least five points in a single season. He also registered five points (2-3-5) on Nov. 2 vs COL.
Playing in his 783rd career game Dec. 22 vs WPG (all with Vancouver), Alex Edler passed Harold Snepsts for most games played by a defenceman in Canucks franchise history.
Edler also leads the way among Canucks defencemen in career points (354), power play points (163) and shots (1755). He ranks second among Canucks blueliners in goals (89; 4 behind Mattias Ohlund), second in assists (265; 25 behind Dennis Kearns) and second in power play goals (43; 5 behind Sami Salo).
Edler is currently 1st the NHL in blocks per game (2.9; min. 10 GP). He has led the team in TOI in 24 of 38 GP and has led both teams in TOI in 15 of 38 GP.
FACE THE FACTS
Bo Horvat ranks first in the NHL in face-off wins (736), first in even-strength face-off wins (604) and first in face-offs taken (1376). He also ranks 7th in PP face-off wins (97).
Horvat ranks T-2nd in team goals (19), second in power play goals (5), points (43), assists (24) and power play points (11) and first in face-off win percentage (53.5%; min. 10 GP), shots (163) and TOI (among forwards; 20:54).
THE GOING RATE
- Brock Boeser has 10 points (5-5-10) in 10 games
- Elias Pettersson has 11 points (6-5-11) in the last 10 games
- Josh Leivo has seven points (3-4-7) in eight games
- Antoine Roussel has five points (2-3-5) over the past seven games