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Joakim Andersson

Joakim Andersson  #18

NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 5, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Munkedal, Sweden
WEIGHT: 211 DRAFTED: DET / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (88th overall)
CAREER: In the 1st 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.
2013-14: More than doubled his rookie season totals in goals (8) and points (17)...One of DET's top faceoff men at 51.4%...Scored in back-to-back games for the 1st time in his career twice: 11/1-11/2 and 12/19-12/21...Recorded his 1st GWG, 1/4 at DAL...Notched his 1st-ever multi-assist game, 11/27 vs. BOS....Recorded points in back-to-back games on 5 occasions...Averaged 13:29 TOI...Multi-point games: 2...Man Games Lost: 12.
OTHER: Played 114 games in the SHL with Frolunda from 2006-10, recording 31 points (13-18-31).
Quote of the Day

It's such a privilege to be one of these 80 great players to do this milestone, and it doesn't get better than this doing it where I started. It means a lot to me. A big thanks goes to all the players tonight who helped me to achieve that and also all the players through my career.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa after scoring his 1,000th career point on Thursday night in Ottawa
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series