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Elias Salomonsson

Born:Aug 31, 2004Draft: 2022 Jets, 55th Overall
Hometown:Skellefteå, SwedenPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:SwedenCurrent Status:Top Prospect (Winnipeg Jets)

Elias Salomonsson (born August 31, 2004) is a Swedish ice hockey player, recently playing for Skellefteå AIK J20 of the Swedish J20 Nationell league. He was a member of the Sweden Hlinka Gretzky team that won a bronze medal in 2022, and won a gold medal at the 2022 U18 World Junior Championship. Salomonsson was selected 55th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.

Salomonsson has spent the last five seasons under the Skellefteå hockey program, from playing for their U16 Elit team to receiving some playing time in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). During the 2021-22 season, he recorded 11 goals and 22 points in 35 games, showing positive signs of progression at both ends of the ice. Salomonsson is slated to start the 2022-23 season in the SHL with Skellefteå AIK.

Elias Salomonsson Statistics

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  • TV-Pucken Silver Medal (2019)
  • J20 Nationell (North) Most Assists by Defenseman (11) (2021)
  • J20 Nationell (North) Most Points by Defenseman (15) (2021)
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal (2021)
  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Bronze Medal (2022)
  • J20 Nationell (North) Most Goals by Defenseman (8) (2022)
  • J20 Nationell (Overall) Most Goals by Defenseman (11) (2022)
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal (2022)
  • U18 WJC Most Penalized Player (29) (2022)