Lucas Elvenes (born 18 August 1999), is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). At the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, Elvenes was selected 127th overall by the Golden Knights.

Lucas Elvenes
Born (1999-08-18) 18 August 1999 (age 20)
Ängelholm, Sweden
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Vegas Golden Knights
Chicago Wolves (AHL)
Rögle BK
NHL Draft 127th overall, 2017
Vegas Golden Knights
Playing career 2016–present

Lucas' father, Stefan Elvenes, was drafted in the fourth round of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, but never played in North America.[1]

Playing careerEdit

On June 16, 2018, Elvenes was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.[2] After attending the Golden Knights 2018 training camp, Elvenes was returned on loan to continue his development with Rögle BK of the SHL for the duration of the 2018–19 season on September 19, 2018.[3]

Elvenes while on loan with Rögle BK, established new career bests with 17 assists and 20 points through 42 regular season games. After an early post-season exit, Elvenes was re-assigned by the Golden Knights to join AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, in the midst of their playoff run.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 Rögle BK J20 21 4 10 14 14 7 2 3 5 0
2016–17 Rögle BK J20 41 15 30 45 22 3 1 1 2 2
2016–17 Rögle BK SHL 12 0 0 0 0
2017–18 IK Oskarshamn Allsv 22 4 17 21 10 7 2 5 7 8
2017–18 Rögle BK SHL 28 5 11 16 10
2018–19 Rögle BK SHL 42 3 17 20 4 2 0 1 1 0
SHL totals 82 8 28 36 14 2 0 1 1 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 Sweden U17   6 2 3 5 6
2016 Sweden IH18 4th 5 1 2 3 2
2017 Sweden WJC18 4th 7 0 3 3 2
2019 Sweden WJC 5th 5 1 3 4 2
Junior totals 23 4 11 15 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stefan Elvenes player profile". eliteprospects.com. 2017-05-06. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  2. ^ "Golden Knights sign forward Elvenes to entry-level deal". Vegas Golden Knights. 2018-06-16. Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  3. ^ "Golden Knights announce roster moves". Vegas Golden Knights. 2018-09-19. Retrieved 2018-09-19.

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