November 18, 1987 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL Draft||144th overall, 2007
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. 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.
Regular season and playoffs
|Junior int'l totals||7||1||2||3||4|
- "Andreas Thuresson - player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved June 4, 2008.
- "Rangers trade Dupont to Predators for Thuresson". The Sports Network. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
- "Andreas Thuresson signs with Brynas IF" (in Swedish). Brynäs IF. 2012-05-18. Retrieved 2012-05-18.
- Andreas Thuresson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Andreas Thuresson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Andreas Thuresson's player profile at NHL.com
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