MICHAEL ANDERSON
North American Skater - MINNESOTA-DULUTH, NCHC
Final Rank:51Midterm Rank:56
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:5' 11"Weight:197
Born:May 25, 1999Hometown:Roseville, Minn.
Born in:Fridley, MN, USA
Drafted: 2017: LAK (4th Round / 103rd Overall) 

• Anderson was named to the USHL Second All-Star Team after leading Black Hawks defensemen with 5-29—34 in the 2016-17 regular season (54 GP). He added 2-1—3 in the playoffs (8 GP).

• Anderson was named to the USHL All-Rookie Second Team in 2015-16 after registering 1-15—16 in the regular season (57 GP) and 3-2—5 in the playoffs (9 GP).

• Internationally, the Roseville, Minn. native won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge (5 GP) and also represented his country at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial (4 GP).

• Anderson has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the 2017-18 season. His older brother, Joseph, spent the 2016-17 season with Minnesota-Duluth after being drafted by the Devils in the third round (73rd overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.

• Models his style of play after Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh.

• Lists fellow Minnesota native and current New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW MIKEY:


If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Justin Bieber

TV show I recently binge-watched: The Office

The celebrity that always makes me laugh: Will Ferrell

The app I spend too much time on: snapchat

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Dessert Table

The coolest person I've ever met: Pierre McGuire

Athlete I admire most: Roger Federer

One thing people don't usually know about me: I’m a pretty funny guy

If I could be any superhero I would be: Superman

I am inspired by: My Brother and Sister

I am afraid of: Snakes

I dream of: Playing in the NHL


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2019-2020ONTARIOAHL1623510
2018-2019UNITED STATES (2019 WJC Championships)NATOUR72356
2017-2018UNITED STATES (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR70112
2016-2017WATERLOOUSHL545293452
2016-2017USA U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2016)ITLTOUR50002
2015-2016WATERLOOUSHL571151630
2014-2015HILL-MURRAYHIGH-MN25651123
2014-2015TEAM NORTH EASTUMWHSEL19481228