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Joakim Andersson  #18

NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 5, 1989  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Munkedal, Sweden
WEIGHT: 211 DRAFTED: DET / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (88th overall)
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 4 CAREER: In the 2nd season of a 2-year contract...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids...Two-time silver medalist with Sweden at WJC (2008, 2009)...Two-time Swedish junior league champion (2007, 2008) with Frolunda. 2014-15: Notched his first goal of the season on 1/15 at STL...Tallied his first point of the season on 11/7 vs. NJ. OTHER: Played 114 games in the SHL with Frolunda from 2006-10, recording 31 points (13-18-31)...Hosts a child with muscular dystrophy and his or her guardian at each home game as part of his community program, "Andy's Avengers," in partnership with the Detroit chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract