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2015 NHL Draft
Rickard Rakell

Rickard Rakell  #67

Anaheim Ducks  Center
NUMBER: 67 BIRTHDATE: May 5, 1993  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Sundbyberg, Sweden
WEIGHT: 201 DRAFTED: ANA / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoffs: Last Game: Scoreless on one shot in 11:28 TOI, May 27 @ CHI...had two blocked shots and one hit - Set a career-high with 19:16 TOI, May 19 vs. CHI - Recorded the OT game-winning goal, Apr. 20 @ WPG...became the youngest player in franchise history to score a playoff OT goal - Won 7-of-9 faceoff attempts (78%) including 5-of-5 in the second and third periods, Apr. 16 vs. WPG Playoff Experience: - Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut in 2014, scoring 1-1=2 points in four games - Scored his first career NHL goal (Lehtonen) in Game 5 of the First Round on Apr. 25 vs. DAL 2014-15 Regular Season: - Appeared in his third season with Anaheim, scoring 9-22=31 points - Set career bests in goals, assists, points, plus/minus, shots (105) and appearances - Ranked tied for ninth among NHL rookies in assists and eighth in PPP (2-7=9) - Tied a franchise single-game rookie record for points with 2-2=4 in a 5-4 win on Jan. 11 vs. WPG
Quote of the Day

He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft