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Niklas Andersson

Niklas Andersson  #25

Left Wing
NUMBER: 25 BIRTHDATE: May 20, 1971
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Kungalv, Sweden
WEIGHT: 175 DRAFTED: QUE / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (68th overall)
Brother of Mikael IHL Second All-Star Team (2000) IHL First All-Star Team (2001) Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 15, 1994. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 17, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, September 4, 1998. Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto for Craig Charron, August 17, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Nashville from NY Islanders, January 20, 2000. Claimed on waivers by NY Islanders from Nashville, February 19, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 29, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Vastra Frolunda (Sweden), May 23, 2001.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016