November 18, 1987 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|Kunlun Red Star
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
|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 season's end, Thuresson returned to his native Sweden signing a one-year contract with Brynäs IF of the Elitserien on May 18, 2012.
In a second stint with the Redhaws, Thuresson played two seasons with the club before leaving as a free agent to sign a one-year deal with Chinese club, HC Kunlun Red Star of the KHL on June 5, 2017.
Thuresson was married to Morgan Jaye Zabrowski on March 21, 2015.
Regular season and playoffs
|2014–15||HC Sibir Novosibirsk||KHL||21||8||7||15||10||—||—||—||—||—|
- "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. May 18, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-18.[dead link]
- "A new season on the horizon, a new team taking shape". HC Kunlun Red Star. 2017-06-05. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
- Andreas Thuresson career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Andreas Thuresson career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Andreas Thuresson player profile at NHL.com
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