Canucks pick Elias Pettersson at 80th overall in 2022 NHL Draft. No, really.

Photo courtesy @orebrohockey, Instagram.

Move over, Sedin twins.

The Vancouver Canucks selected Swedish defenceman Elias Pettersson with the 80th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.

Pettersson, who doesn’t appear to have any relation to the current Canucks forward drafted in the first round in 2017, played for Orebro in the SHL – Sweden’s top-flight hockey league. He had 10 goals and eight assists in 37 games last season.

Naturally, hockey Twitter had lots of fun with this pick.

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