Andreas Andersson (ice hockey)
April 9, 1979 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL Draft||245th overall, 1998
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Andreas Andersson (born April 9, 1979, in Falun, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender, currently an unrestricted free agent. He was most recently contracted by Södertälje SK in the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan.
Andersson is a long-time backup goaltender in HV71 and has never been able to established himself as a starting goalie for any team in Sweden. He started his career with Falu IF in division 1 but soon joined HV71's youth team. From 1996 to 2000 he played in 20 games for HV71's senior team and five games for the youth team. During the time he was also selected for the Swedish nation youth team and played in five games in the World Junior Championships.
From season 2000–01 to 2004–05 he played with IF Troja/Ljungby in the Swedish second tier division, HockeyAllsvenskan. He continued with two seasons with Rögle BK and in 2007 signed a two-year deal with HV71. In season 2007–08, on February 12, Andersson scored an empty net goal making him the sixth goaltender to score a goal in Elitserien.
Statistics as of end of Elitserien season 2009–10
Statistics as of end of Elitserien season 2008–09