Rickard Rakell
Rakell 2017.jpg
Born 5 May 1993 (1993-05-05) (age 27),
Sollentuna, Sweden
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Anaheim Ducks
Ntl. team Flag of Sweden Sweden
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2011
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2010–present

Rickard Lars Gunnar Roland Rakell (born 5 May 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected 30th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Ducks.

Playing careerEdit


Rakell played his first NHL game following the 2012–13 NHL lockout on 19 January 2013, against the Vancouver Canucks. He registered his first NHL point on 8 November 2013, an assist on a Andrew Cogliano goal in a game against the Buffalo Sabres.[1] Rakell scored his first NHL goal in a Stanley Cup playoff game against goaltender Kari Lehtonen of the Dallas Stars on 25 April 2014.[2] Rakell recorded 30 goals for the first time in his career during the 2016-17 NHL Season


Rakell has represented Sweden three times at the IIHF World U20 Championship, in 2011, 2012 and 2013, placing second, first and fourth, respectively.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 AIK J20 83142 21010
2010–11 Plymouth Whalers OHL 4920254512 10000
2011–12 Plymouth Whalers OHL 6028346212 13210120
2012–13 Plymouth Whalers OHL 4021234412 15691510
2012–13 Anaheim Ducks NHL 40000
2013–14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 4614233712 10110
2013–14 Anaheim Ducks NHL 180442 41120
2014–15 Anaheim Ducks NHL 719223110 161012
2014–15 Norfolk Admirals AHL 21340
2015–16 Anaheim Ducks NHL 7220234319 71120
NHL totals 165 29 49 78 31 27 3 2 5 2


Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Calgary
Silver 2013 Ufa
Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden U17 Bronze medal icon 6 1 1 2 2
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 50332
2012 Sweden WJC Gold medal icon 62354
2013 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon 606616
Junior totals 23 3 13 16 24

Notable awards and honoursEdit


External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Emerson Etem
Anaheim Ducks first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Hampus Lindholm

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