Andreas Thuresson

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Andreas Thuresson
Born (1987-11-18) November 18, 1987 (age 26)
Kristianstad, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Wing
Shoots Right
SEL team
Former teams
Brynäs IF
Malmö Redhawks
Nashville Predators
NHL Draft 144th overall, 2007
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2006–present

Andreas Thuresson (born November 18, 1987) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player.[1] He is currently playing with Brynäs IF of the Swedish Elitserien (SEL).

Playing career[edit]

Thuresson was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the fifth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, 144th overall. Andreas scored his first NHL goal on December 31, 2009 against Mathieu Garon of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

On July 2, 2011, he was traded to the New York Rangers for Brodie Dupont.[2] Thuresson was assigned to the Rangers AHL affiliate, the Connecticut Whale, for the duration of the 2011–12 season. After scoring only 21 points in 73 games at seasons end, Thuresson returned to his native Sweden signing a one-year contract with Brynäs IF of the Elitserien on May 18, 2012.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Malmö Redhawks Swe.1 19 0 2 2 10 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Malmö Redhawks SEL 48 10 5 15 26
2007–08 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 77 11 7 18 37 6 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 74 14 15 29 32 11 3 1 4 4
2009–10 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 50 14 19 33 24 7 2 7 9 16
2009–10 Nashville Predators NHL 22 1 2 3 4
2010–11 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 76 14 24 38 41 13 3 3 6 10
2010–11 Nashville Predators NHL 3 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Connecticut Whale AHL 73 13 8 21 40 9 1 2 3 0
NHL totals 25 1 2 3 6

International[edit]

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Sweden WJC 7 1 2 3 4
Junior int'l totals 7 1 2 3 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andreas Thuresson - player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved June 4, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Rangers trade Dupont to Predators for Thuresson". The Sports Network. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Andreas Thuresson signs with Brynas IF" (in Swedish). Brynäs IF. 2012-05-18. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 

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