• Elias Pettersson shared new photos on Instagram
  • His Vancouver Canucks missed the NHL playoffs
  • Pettersson is enjoying the Florida sunshine

Elias Pettersson's off-season began early as the Vancouver Canucks didn't qualify for the 2022 playoffs.

But the Swedish NHLer is making the most of his downtime. In his latest Instagram, Pettersson, 23, shared a look at his day at a Formula 1 race in Florida.

NHL star Elias Pettersson crashes an F1 race

On Instagram, Elias Pettersson posted some views of the F1 Miami Grand Prix. The hockey star looks ready for summer in a t-shirt, shorts, and Nikes. He accessorized with a flashy watch, sunglasses, and a hat.

Elias Pettersson looked impressed as he filmed a clip of the race. His Instagram post includes a view of a concert stage at the event. He captioned it simply: "F1."

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"Fast af," commented one fan. "Speed. Agility. Power. Petey is a big fan of these things," wrote another Instagram follower.

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs go ahead, the Canucks superstar now has a few months off.

Pettersson, who is rumoured to be single, keeps his fans up to date on Instagram, and we'll be watching along this summer.