Joakim Andersson
Joakim Andersson.jpg
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
206 lb (94 kg)
SEL Team Frölunda HC
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born (1989-02-05)February 5, 1989,
Munkedal, Sweden
NHL Draft 88th overall, 2007
Detroit Red Wings
Pro Career 2007 – present


Anders Joakim Andersson (born February 5, 1989) is a professional Swedish professional ice hockey centre, currently playing for Frölunda HC in Elitserien. Andersson was drafted in the third round, 88th overall, by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

International play[edit | edit source]

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2009 Ottawa Ice hockey
Silver 2008 Pardubice Ice hockey
World U18 Championships
Bronze 2007 Tampere Ice hockey

Andersson is the all-time junior international games played leader for Sweden.[1] He has played in four major international tournaments, his first being the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. The following year Andersson helped Sweden win a bronze medal at the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships. At the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Andersson helped Sweden to a silver medal, with six assists in six games he was tied for third in the tournament assist leaders.[2] The following year at the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Andersson was an alternate captain, totaling three goals and three assists while centering Sweden's successful second line with wingers Magnus Svensson Pääjärvi and Simon Hjalmarsson.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Frölunda HC J20 35 9 11 20 10 7 2 5 7 4
2006–07 Frölunda HC J20 41 20 26 46 60 8 0 7 7 4
2006–07 Frölunda HC SEL 1 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Borås HC Allsv 33 6 17 23 26
2007–08 Frölunda HC J20 6 8 2 10 30 5 6 3 9 4
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 9 1 0 1 2 4 1 1 2 0
2008–09 Borås HC Allsv 4 2 2 4 2
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 49 6 6 12 22 11 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 1 0 1 1 2 10 1 2 3 4
2009–10 Frölunda HC SEL 55 6 12 18 42 7 1 2 3 0
J20 totals 82 37 39 76 100 20 8 15 23 12

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Sweden Jr. WJC U18 6 0 0 0 4
2007 Sweden Jr. WJC U18 6 0 1 1 4
2008 Sweden Jr. WJC 6 0 6 6 2
2009 Sweden Jr. WJC 6 2 4 6 6
Junior int' totals 76 21

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Feltenmark, Anders (2008-12-27). Sverige vann mot Finland i JVM-premiären (Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved on 2009-01-31.
  2. ASSIST LEADERS (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation (2008-01-05). Retrieved on 2009-01-31.

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