Anton Lander

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Anton Lander
Anton Lander - Edmonton Oilers.jpg
Lander in February 2015.
Born (1991-04-24) April 24, 1991 (age 26)
Timrå, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams

Ak Bars Kazan
Timrå IK

Edmonton Oilers
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 40th overall, 2009
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2008–present

Sven Anton Lander (born April 24, 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently playing within the Ak Bars Kazan organization of the KHL. Lander was drafted in the second round, 40th overall, at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by Edmonton.

Prior to his NHL career, Lander previously played for Timrå IK in the Elitserien, where his father, Anders Karlsson, is currently head coach.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Since breaking into the 2007–08 season Lander plays centre for Timrå IK in the Swedish Elitserien. He has also represented Timrå in the junior league between the 2006–07 and 2008–09 seasons. Lander was named one of the alternate captains for the team on September 22, 2009.[2]

On April 28, 2011, Lander signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers, and committed to play in North America from the 2011–12 season.[3]

Lander scored his first NHL point, an assist on Lennart Petrell's first NHL goal, on November 3, 2011, against the Los Angeles Kings. Lander's first career NHL goal was scored on November 17, 2011, a short-handed goal against Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators.[4]

International play[edit]

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Lander at the 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Canada

Lander represented Sweden in the 2010 World Junior Championships held in Saskatchewan, Canada. He served as an alternate captain for the Swedish entry.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Timrå SEL 32 1 2 3 4 10 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Timrå SEL 47 4 6 10 12 7 0 0 0 4
2009–10 Timrå SEL 49 7 9 16 14 5 0 2 2 2
2010–11 Timrå SEL 49 11 15 26 38
2011–12 Edmonton Oilers NHL 56 2 4 6 12
2011–12 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 14 1 4 5 10 14 2 2 4 4
2012–13 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 47 9 11 20 22 8 5 3 8 4
2012–13 Edmonton Oilers NHL 11 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 46 18 34 52 30 3 1 1 2 0
2013–14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 27 0 1 1 4
2014–15 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 29 9 22 31 20
2014–15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 38 6 14 20 14
2015–16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 61 1 2 3 18
2016–17 Edmonton Oilers NHL 22 1 3 4 6
2016–17 Bakersfield Condors AHL 42 25 30 55 14
SHL totals 177 23 32 55 66 22 0 2 2 6
NHL totals 215 10 25 35 56

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Sweden WJC18 4th 6 0 2 2 4
2009 Sweden WJC18 5th 6 2 7 9 16
2010 Sweden WJC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 5 3 8 4
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 6 1 3 4 4
2015 Sweden WC 5th 8 3 4 7 6
Junior totals 24 8 15 23 28
Senior totals 8 3 4 7 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pettersson, Robert (2012-01-02). "Timrås nya tränare" (in Swedish). Hockeysverige.se. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Styf och Co" (in Swedish). Timrå IK. 2009-09-22. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  3. ^ Lander signs, commits to North America for '11-12
  4. ^ "NHL boxscore: Ottawa 5, Edmonton 2". National Hockey League. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2011-11-17. 

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