Tier 3 Player Review | Matthias Tellstrom
Tellstrom Looks to Develop Further with the Jets to Prepare for Pro Hockey
As part of a weekly player review, tier3juniorhockey.com will be highlighting a returning player from the 2015-16 season. Each player review will include key stats from the 2015-16 season.
Returning to the Metro Jets (NA3HL) for the 2016-17 season is the 6'2 190lb Forward Matthias Tellstrom. A native of Sweden, Tellstrom was not only one of the top points leaders on the Jets squad but ranked 27th in points among all Tier 3 skaters in the nation.
Tellstrom earned a Call up to the Kenai River Brown Bears (NAHL) where through 4 games earned 1 goal and 1 assist.
Tellstrom played for the East Team in the 2016 Top Prospects Tournament earning 1 goal and 6 assists for 7 points through 3 games.
Tier 3 Junior Hockey Top Performer Honors in week 19 after logging 9 points in two games against the Pittsburgh Vengeance.
NA3HL Forward of the Month honors in January, East Star of the Week Honors twice as well as two additional honorable mentions.
All NA3HL 3rd Team as well as All East Division Team honors.
Jets Head Coach Quenneville on Tellstrom
"He has high-end skill and possesses abilities that could translate to the next level, but he also knows to put in the necessary work to achieve his goals" *
Matthias Tellstrom on returning to the Metro Jets
“I know that if I stay for another year they will help me develop even further and get me ready for pro hockey. I think it would be more beneficial for me to play here for Metro for one more season because they have such a great organization. I’m proud to represent them for one more year.” *
*Taken from Jets News article - Tellstrom returning to lead the Jets offense
To learn more about Matthias Tellstrom and the Metro Jets visit the team website
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