Pontus Åberg (born September 23, 1993) is a Swedish ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, 37th overall, by the Predators.
Åberg represented team Stockholm at the Rikspucken, a national tournament in Sweden. He made his Elitserien debut during the 2010–11 season, as an extra forward in the second game of the season against Modo Hockey, but did not get any time on the ice. Åberg extended his contract with Djurgården to the 2013–14 season in May 2011. Åberg played a total of five games, scoring two points in the 2011 edition of the pre-season tournament European Trophy. Åberg received his first time on the ice in an Elitserien game and also scored his first goal in Elitserien in the league premier against HV71 on September 15, 2011. He scored the game-winning goal in the shootouts against Färjestad BK on September 29, 2011.
After a start to the 2011–12 Elitserien season that included getting five goals and three assists in the first fourteen games, Åberg was announced to be the first of four candidates for that season's Elitserien Rookie of the Year.
In the 2013–14 season, Åberg transferred to play for fellow SHL club, Färjestad BK.
After signing an entry-level contract with the Predators, he began his first North American season in 2014–15 season playing for the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL.
Regular season and playoffs