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Pettersson out with illness, will miss Wednesdays pre-season game

Updated: Oct 11, 2023

The Canucks will be without their best player for Wednesday Night's pre-season action against the Seattle Kraken.

Head Coach Rick Tocchet told media that Elias Pettersson's absence from Mondays practice at UBC was due to an illness.

On Tuesday, he was once again was ruled out from practice. Tocchet has since declared that Pettersson will miss Wednesday's pre-season game against the Kraken in Abbotsford.

“I’m not going to play him tomorrow,” said Tocchet. “That wouldn’t be fair because we don’t have a morning skate so he hopefully feels better and can have a sweat with the four guys that aren’t playing.”

We wish Elias a speedy recovery from this unknown illness.

Will Pettersson retire a Canuck?

  • Yes

  • No