Canucks’ Pettersson Continues To Rack Up Points, Tied For 7th Spot In NHL Scoring

ST LOUIS, MO – FEBRUARY 23: Elias Pettersson #40 of the Vancouver Canucks shoots the game-winning goal against Justin Faulk #72 of the St. Louis Blues in overtime at Enterprise Center on February 23, 2023 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

By Andrew Phillip Chernoff February 24, 2023

Vancouver Canuck Elias Pettersson continues to be tied for 7th place in the NHL after the completion of Thursday games on February 23rd.

Pettersson had a career high 10 shots on net against the St. Louis Blues last night and scored the winning goal in exciting fashion in overtime for a 3-2 Canucks win. The goal, along with two assists gave him a 3-point night.

He has 28 goals and 47 assists and is a plus+9 in 56 games played this season. In his last 10 games he has 19 points (9G-10A=19PTS).

Andrei Kuzmenko scored the game-tying goal with 29 seconds remaining in regulation to help Vancouver erase a multi-goal, third-period deficit to force overtime and set the stage for Elias Pettersson’s coast-to-coast winner.

The Canucks rallied from a multi-goal deficit to win for the seventh time in 2022-23, tied for the second-most in franchise history behind only 2009-10 (8)

Source: NHL Morning Skate – Feb. 24, 2023

The 2023 NHL All-Star forward factored in five of his team’s six goals (2+3=5) on the weekend as the Canucks defeated the Flyers at Rogers Arena on Saturday, February 18th by the score of 6-2.

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