Andreas Andersson (ice hockey)

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Andreas Andersson
Andreas Andersson.jpg
Born (1979-04-09) April 9, 1979 (age 38)
Falun, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
SHL team
Former teams
Free Agent
HV71
Linköpings HC
NHL Draft 245th overall, 1998
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1997–present

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.[1] 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.[1]

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.[1] In season 2007–08, on February 12, Andersson scored an empty net goal making him the sixth goaltender to score a goal in Elitserien.[2]

Awards[edit]

  • Elitserien playoff winner with HV71 in 2008.
  • Elitserien playoff silver medal with HV71 in 2009.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1997–98 HV71 SEL 7 420 20 1 2.86
1998–99 HV71 SEL 12 634 35 0 3.31
1999–00 Tranås AIF Swe-2 5 296 17 0 3.44
1999–00 HV71 SEL 1 51 5 0 5.91
2000–01 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 23 1307 82 2 3.76
2001–02 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 6 320 23 0 4.32
2002–03 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 9 419 20 0 2.86
2003–04 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 22 1122 60 2 3.21
2004–05 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 41 2454 120 0 2.93
2005–06 Rögle BK Swe-2 18 1052 44 1 2.51
2006–07 Rögle BK Swe-2 41 2388 85 2 2.14
2007–08 Rögle BK Swe-2 3 177 12 0 4.06
2007–08 HV71 SEL 7 5 2 0 538 22 1 2.45
2008–09 HV71 SEL 19 6 3 10 1214 51 0 2.52
2008–09 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 2 130 5 0 2.31
2009–10 HV71 SEL 13 785 41 0 3.13
Swe-2 totals 170 9961 468 7 2.82
SEL totals 59 3642 174 2 2.87

Statistics as of end of Elitserien season 2009–10

Post-season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
2000–01 IF Troja/Ljungby Swe-2 1 60 7 0 7.00
2005–06 Rögle BK Swe-2 1 60 4 0 4.00
2006–07 Rögle BK Swe-2 9 430 26 0 3.62
Swe-2 totals 11 550 37 0 4.03

Statistics as of end of Elitserien season 2008–09

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Andreas Andersson". Elite Prospects. www.eliteprospects.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  2. ^ Ohlsson, Martin (2008-02-13). "Målkungen". Sportbladet (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 

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