Rickard Rakell
Born 5 May 1993 (1993-05-05) (age 27),
Sollentuna, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (0 m)
201 lb (91 kg; 14)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Anaheim Ducks
Ntl. team Flag of Sweden.png 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 career[edit | edit source]

Professional[edit | edit source]

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

International[edit | edit source]

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

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
2009–10 AIK J20 8 3 1 4 2 2 1 0 1 0
2010–11 Plymouth Whalers OHL 49 20 25 45 12 1 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Plymouth Whalers OHL 60 28 34 62 12 13 2 10 12 0
2012–13 Plymouth Whalers OHL 40 21 23 44 12 15 6 9 15 10
2012–13 Anaheim Ducks NHL 4 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 46 14 23 37 12 1 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Anaheim Ducks NHL 18 0 4 4 2 4 1 1 2 0
2014–15 Anaheim Ducks NHL 71 9 22 31 10 16 1 0 1 2
2014–15 Norfolk Admirals AHL 2 1 3 4 0
2015–16 Anaheim Ducks NHL 72 20 23 43 19 7 1 1 2 0
NHL totals 165 29 49 78 31 27 3 2 5 2

International[edit | edit source]

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png 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.svg 6 1 1 2 2
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 5 0 3 3 2
2012 Sweden WJC Gold medal icon.svg 6 2 3 5 4
2013 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon.svg 6 0 6 6 16
Junior totals 23 3 13 16 24

Notable awards and honours[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Emerson Etem
Anaheim Ducks first round draft pick
2011
Succeeded by
Hampus Lindholm



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