Oskar Pettersson plays a straightforward game built around playing with speed, strength, and intensity. He’s always engaged when he’s on the ice, working hard to be near the puck or to open himself up in space for his teammates. He is capable of closing space on opponents at both ends of the ice and fits…
|May 12/22||Pettersson Oskar||23865 – Rogle J20 vs. HV71 J20||J20 Nationell||by Fredrik Haak||View Report|
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Oskar Pettersson plays a straightforward game built around playing with speed, strength, and intensity. He’s always engaged when he’s on the ice, working hard to be near the puck or to open himself up in space for his teammates. He is capable of closing space on opponents at both ends of the ice and fits in nicely playing a dump-and-chase style of play. When he has the puck on his stick he looks for opportunities to get the puck up the ice and far away from his end. H has solid enough puck skills to navigate through traffic. When he gets the puck in space and is able to pick up steam he can be a tough player to slow down or disrupt. He’s primarily a defensive, puck possession type of forward who will wear down the opposition by possessing the puck and forcing his opponents to exert all their energy chasing him. It’s an annoying style to play against. Offensively he can chip in occasionally, but his long-term outlook is better suited to be a shutdown winger who takes the opponents best players out of the game. His skillset screams bottom-six winger who has a lot of defensive zone starts and makes his way onto one of his team’s penalty killing units. If he can develop his offensive game a little more he has the potential to be a well-rounded player who plays up in the lineup, but worst-case scenario for him is a defensive-minded player who plays tough minutes. His lower ceiling may cause him to be a late-round pick, but if you’re getting a safe bet NHL player in the final rounds of the draft it is tough to complain about. He has the makings of a coach’s favorite if he makes his way into the NHL, which isn’t at all out of the question despite being a player ranked late in the draft. He’s not a longshot – he just won’t wow.