Lias Andersson



  • DOB: 10/31/1998
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 198
  • Hometown: Smogen, Sweden

Career Notes:   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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