Now confirm the 20-year-old that he will be with in the Swedish landslagstruppen before the ice hockey world CHAMPIONSHIP in Slovakia in may.
I decided immediately to play the world CUP in the year but then everything has a process that must be followed. It was crazy powerful to be with last year and we will go there to win the gold medal again, " says Pettersson to the site Hockeynews.see.
Elias Pettersson is one of the favorites to win the prize as rookie of the year in the NHL after 66 points in 71 games.
Stjärnforwarden was in the team that won the world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in Denmark last year, but missed the final because of an injured thumb. This year he aims, however, at a new final.
"I like our chances, we get the group together well so we have big chances to go all the way," he says to Hockeynews.see.