September 11, 1990 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||109th overall, 2008
|Competitor for Sweden|
|Men's ice hockey|
|World Junior Championships|
André Willy Petersson (born September 11, 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He currently plays with HC Sochi of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round (109th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Petersson has won the Swedish junior championship and the regular Swedish championship with HV71 in 2009 and 2010, respectively. He has twice played in the IIHF World U20 Championship and won the silver medal in 2009 and the bronze medal in 2010.
Petersson began the 2011-12 season in North America, playing with Ottawa's top farm team, the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League. He was called up to Ottawa on January 17, 2012, and made his National Hockey League debut on January 21 against the Anaheim Ducks. Petersson had a good first season with Binghamton, scoring 23 goals and 21 assists to place second on the team in scoring. As the 2012–13 season started with an NHL lockout and no NHL training camp, Petersson started with Binghamton and had 2 goals and 3 assists before injuring his hip and ending his season early.
On March 5, 2014, Petersson was traded by the Senators to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Alex Grant. He was immediately assigned to AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals where he remained for the duration of the season.
Regular season and playoffs
- "André Petersson". eurohockey.net. Archived from the original on January 18, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
- Freijd, Johan (April 20, 2009). "Nya kontrakt för HV-trio". HV71.se (in Swedish). HV71. Retrieved 2009-08-21.
- "Senators sign forward Andre Petersson to entry-level contract". www.ottawasenators.com. Ottawa Senators. April 8, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
- http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Sens+call+help+from+Binghamton/6011591/story.html Sens call up help from Binghamton
- "Senators Trade D Petersson To Ducks For D Grant". TSN.ca. 2014-03-05. Retrieved 2014-03-05.
- "Transfer news: June 16" (in Russian). Kontinental Hockey League. 2014-06-14. Retrieved 2014-06-14.
- André Petersson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- André Petersson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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