Kent-Erik Andersson

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Kent-Erik Andersson
Born (1951-05-24) 24 May 1951 (age 65)
Örebro, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Minnesota North Stars
New York Rangers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1970–1986
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Ice hockey
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1977 Austria

Kent-Erik Andersson (born 24 May 1951 in Örebro, Sweden) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey right winger who played seven seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and New York Rangers.

Playing career[edit]

Andersson played seven seasons in the NHL, five with the Minnesota North Stars[1] and two with the New York Rangers.[2] In his native Sweden he played for Färjestads BK, and in his last game with them won the Swedish Championship in 1986. After that season, he was forced to retire due to an eye injury. He also played for the Swedish National team and in 1977 he got a silver medal at the World Championship.

Awards and achievements[edit]

1977 silver medalist - World Championships

Records[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970–71 Örebro SK Swe-2 6
1971–72 Färjestad BK Swe-1 22 9 6 15 2
1972–73 Färjestad BK Swe-1 14 10 7 17 6
1973–74 Färjestad BK Swe-1 12 10 6 16 12 20 15 6 21 4
1974–75 Färjestad BK Swe-1 27 18 11 29 2
1975–76 Färjestad BK SEL 26 8 5 13 6 4 1 1 2 2
1976–77 Färjestad BK SEL 33 17 17 34 30 5 2 1 3 4
1977–78 Minnesota North Stars NHL 73 15 18 33 4
1978–79 Minnesota North Stars NHL 41 9 4 13 4
1979–80 Minnesota North Stars NHL 61 9 10 19 8 13 2 4 6 2
1979–80 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 10 5 1 6 12
1980–81 Minnesota North Stars NHL 77 17 24 41 22 19 2 4 6 2
1981–82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 70 9 12 21 18 4 0 2 2 0
1982–83 New York Rangers NHL 71 8 20 28 14 9 0 0 0 0
1983–84 New York Rangers NHL 63 5 15 20 8 5 0 1 1 0
1984–85 Färjestad BK SEL 32 8 12 20 10 3 2 0 2 2
1985–86 Färjestad BK SEL 25 6 7 13 12 8 5 6 11 2
Swe-1 totals 75 47 30 77 22 20 15 6 21 4
SEL totals 116 39 41 80 58 20 10 8 18 10
NHL totals 456 72 103 175 78 50 4 11 15 4

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1977 Sweden WC 10 4 0 4 0
1978 Sweden WC 10 5 1 6 12
1981 Sweden CC 5 0 1 1 0
Senior totals 25 9 2 11 12

International play[edit]

Team Sweden - 1981 Canada Cup

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NHL.com. "Kent-Erik Andersson Dallas Stars". Retrieved on 15 May 2013.
  2. ^ NHL.com. "Kent-Erik Andersson New York Rangers". Retrieved on 15 May 2013.
Preceded by
Mats Waltin
Golden Puck
1977
Succeeded by
Rolf Edberg