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Lias Andersson

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#28

  • DOB: 10/13/1998
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 204
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: Smogen, Sweden

Career Notes:  2017-18:  Helped Team Sweden to World Championship Gold Medal (1-1-2, 4 PIM, +3 in 10 GP)...Reassigned by NY Rangers 4/9 to Swedish National Team for World Championships...Returned to Wolf Pack by NY Rangers 4/7...Notched a point for a second straight NHL appearance with an assist 3/28 @ Washington...Scored in NHL debut 3/26 vs. Washington...Received first NHL recall from NY Rangers 3/25...Struck for 1-1-2, and had a personal season-high five shots on goal, 3/2 @ Springfield...Scored for a second straight game 2/17 @ Lehigh Valley, for his first North American pro point-scoring streak (2-1-3)...Scored his first goal, and registered first career multiple-point game (1-2-3), in North American pro 2/7, in 5-4 overtime win vs. Bridgeport (Third Star)...Assisted on Cole Schneider's OT-GWG in North American pro debut 1/24 @ Utica (4-3 win)...Won Silver Medal with Swedish team at World Junior Championship, leading team in goals and tying for team points lead (6-1-7 in 7 GP)…Was tied for third on Frolunda HC (SweHL) team in goals at the time of his reassignment to Swedish National Jr. Team for WJC...2016-17:  Helped HV71 to SweHL playoff championship, tying for fifth on team in playoff goals (4)...Led all SweHL junior (under 20 years old) players in +/- (+21), ranked second in goals and assists and tied for second in points (9-10-19 in 42 GP)...Had fifth-best +/- on HV71 team...Skated for Sweden in World Junior Championship (7 GP, 3-0-3, 6 PIM)...2015-16:  Led Swedish Jr. players in points (59), assists (35) and PIM (91) for HV71...Won Silver Medal with Swedish team at IIHF World U18 Championship (5-4-9, 8 PIM in 7 GP)...Transactions: Signed entry level contract with NY Rangers 7/13/17...Misc.:  Father Niklas Andersson played in NHL with Quebec, NY Islanders, San Jose, Nashville and Calgary (212 career GP) and uncle Mikael Andersson skated with Hartford, Buffalo, Tampa Bay, Philadelphia and NY Islanders (761 career GP).

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