Rickard Rakell

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Rickard Rakell
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Born (1993-05-05) May 5, 1993 (age 21)
Sollentuna, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team Anaheim Ducks
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2011
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2010–present

Rickard Rakell (born May 5, 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League. He was selected 30th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Ducks. Raised in Stockholm, Sweden, Rakell represented Sweden three times at the IIHF World U20 Championship (2011-13), winning silver in 2013, gold in 2012, and finishing 4th in 2011.

Rakell played his first NHL game following the 2012–13 NHL lockout on January 19, 2013 against the Vancouver Canucks as he made the Ducks' roster opening night. Rakell registered his first NHL point on November 8, 2013, an assist on a Andrew Cogliano goal in a game against the Buffalo Sabres.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

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
NHL totals 22 0 4 4 2 4 1 1 2 0

International[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for  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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buffalo Sabres at Anaheim Ducks". National Hockey League. 2013-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Rickard Rakell interview". dansallows.com. 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2013-01-02. [dead link]

External links[edit]

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