Peter Andersson (ice hockey, born 1991)

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Peter Andersson
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Born (1991-04-13) April 13, 1991 (age 24)
Kvidinge, Sweden
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Örebro HK
Frölunda HC
Chicago Wolves
Utica Comets
NHL Draft 143rd overall, 2009
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2007–present

Karl Peter Andersson (born April 13, 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for Örebro HK in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). At the 2009 NHL Entry Draft Andersson was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the fifth round, 143rd overall.

Playing career[edit]

On June 2, 2010, Andersson signed an entry level contract with the Vancouver Canucks.[1]

During the final year of his contract with the Canucks, in the 2014–15 season while with American Hockey League affiliate, the Utica Comets, Andersson was announced to have signed a one-year contract to return to Sweden with Örebro HK on March 25, 2015.[2] Andersson remained with the Comets for the remainder of the campaign, helping the club reach the Calder Cup finals.

International play[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for Sweden Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Canada

Andersson played for Sweden at the 2010 World Junior Championships held in Saskatchewan, Canada, winning a bronze medal against Switzerland.

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 Frölunda HC J20 8 0 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 1 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Frölunda HC J20 36 3 5 8 42 4 0 1 1 0
2009–10 Frölunda HC J20 1 1 0 1 0
2009–10 Borås HC Allsv 10 2 4 6 12
2009–10 Frölunda HC SEL 21 1 4 5 4
2010–11 Frölunda HC SEL 27 0 0 0 8
2011–12 Örebro HK Allsv 30 5 1 6 18 10 2 1 3 2
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 42 1 7 8 16
2013–14 Utica Comets AHL 58 2 11 13 26
2014–15 Utica Comets AHL 51 2 8 10 20 17 1 7 8 12
AHL totals 151 5 26 31 62 17 1 7 8 12
SHL totals 49 1 4 5 12

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Sweden WJC U18 5th 6 1 0 1 6
2010 Sweden WJC 3rd 6 0 3 3 4
Junior totals 12 1 3 4 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canucks sign 2009 draft picks Anton Rodin and Peter Andersson". Vancouver Canucks. June 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Orebro Hockey recruit four" (in Swedish). Örebro HK. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2015-03-25. 

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