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Andreas Thuresson

Andreas Thuresson

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: November 18, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kristianstad, Sweden
WEIGHT: 206 DRAFTED: NSH / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (144th overall)

Recalled Jan. 8 from Milwaukee (AHL) and made his 2010-11 debut that night.
Has 15 points (4g-11a) and 12 penalty minutes in 38 games this season for Milwaukee and 95 points (43g-52a) in 239 AHL contests in his career.
In four different stints with the Predators a season ago, the Kristianstad, Sweden native posted three points (1g-2a) in 22 contests.
Collected his first career point/assist on Cody Franson's game-winning goal on Nov. 7, 2009 at Los Angeles.

Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center