Andreas Athanasiou
North American Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: London, OHL
POSITION: Left Wing/Center
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 179
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: August 6, 1994
HOMETOWN: Woodbridge, ON
BORN IN: London, ON, CAN
MID RANK: 24
FINAL RANK: 40
• In 2010-11, he led all London rookies with 11 goals and was second on the team with three shorthanded goals in 57 games (11-11--22).

• Anthanasiou won gold with Canada at the 2011 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial recording four points (3-1--4). He also won gold with Team Ontario at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge -- he was named to the All Star team and finished with five points (2-3--5) in six games.

• Off the ice, he is a fan of the sport Sepak takraw, or kick volleyball, a popular sport in Malaysia. The sport allows players to use their feet, knee, chest or head to touch the ball in an area similar to a badminton court with a net about five feet tall.

• Nicknamed ‘Double A’, Anthansiou was on skates before he turned two years old and started playing hockey at age four.

• The Anthanasiou family is pretty familiar with hockey -- Alex’s older sister played and his older brother, Dimitre, was drafted by the St. Michael’s Majors of the OHL in 2004.