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Anton Axelsson

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'0" / 184 cm
  • Weight
    207 lbs / 94 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A player known as a hard worker, Axelsson made his living as a tireless forechecker and defensive forward. An asset on the penalty kill thanks to terrific speed, hustle and willingness to block shots.

Brother: P.J. Axelsson

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Västra Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 11 12 23 2 | Playoffs 6 3 7 10 0
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 10 6 3 9 2 |
2003-04 Västra Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 0
Västra Frölunda HC J20 SuperElit 28 7 10 17 14 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 2
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 7 0 1 1 18 |
2004-05 Frölunda HC J20 SuperElit 33 12 30 42 14 | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 0
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 8 2 2 4 4 |
2005-06 Frölunda HC J20 SuperElit 12 6 11 17 2 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0
Frölunda HC SHL 39 3 3 6 8 -1 | Playoffs 11 0 0 0 6 -3
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 6 2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 2 1 3 8 |
2006-07 Frölunda HC J20 SuperElit 9 4 2 6 12 |
Frölunda HC SHL 52 5 7 12 14 0 |
Kungälvs IK Division 1 1 1 3 4 0 4 |
2007-08 Timrå IK SHL 54 10 10 20 10 7 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 4 1
2008-09 Timrå IK SHL 52 6 9 15 0 -3 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0 -5
2009-10 Timrå IK SHL 51 5 6 11 6 -19 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Timrå IK SHL 28 5 8 13 4 -2 |
2011-12 Frölunda HC SHL 42 5 6 11 16 9 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0 -2
2012-13 Frölunda HC SHL 53 8 9 17 14 12 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -3
2013-14 Frölunda HC SHL 55 12 6 18 33 10 | Playoffs 7 2 0 2 0 2
2014-15 Frölunda HC SHL 38 2 0 2 6 -2 | Playoffs 10 1 0 1 0 -4
2015-16 Frölunda HC SHL 19 0 1 1 0 -1 | Playoffs 11 2 0 2 0 2
Timrå IK Allsvenskan 4 0 0 0 0 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Göteborg TV-Pucken 8 2 3 5 0 |
2011-12 Frölunda HC ET 6 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 2
2012-13 Frölunda HC ET 7 2 0 2 0 |
2013-14 Frölunda HC ET 8 2 0 2 4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Frölunda HC Champions HL 11 0 1 1 2 0 |
2015-16 Frölunda HC Champions HL 2 0 0 0 2 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allsvenskan 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 -4 |
Champions HL 13 0 1 1 0.08 4 0 |
Division 1 1 1 3 4 4.00 0 4 |
ET 21 4 0 4 0.19 4 0 | 5 1 1 2 0.40 0 2
International-Jr 37 10 7 17 0.46 32 |
J18 Allsvenskan 14 11 12 23 1.64 2 | 11 5 9 14 1.27 0
SHL 483 61 65 126 0.26 111 10 | 74 9 3 12 0.16 12 -12
SuperElit 82 29 53 82 1.00 42 | 12 2 7 9 0.75 2
TV-Pucken 8 2 3 5 0.63 0 |
WJC-20 6 1 0 1 0.17 6 2 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/28/2016
10/28/2016 Confirmed Frölunda HC Retired
12/27/2015
12/27/2015 Loan Frölunda HC Timrå IK
06/02/2014
06/02/2014 Extension Frölunda HC Frölunda HC
02/06/2013
02/06/2013 Extension Frölunda HC Frölunda HC
03/23/2011
03/23/2011 Confirmed Timrå IK Frölunda HC
04/03/2009
04/03/2009 Extension Timrå IK Timrå IK
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC J20

Cult/Star player for Kungälvs IK

Axelsson was forced to retire at the age of 30, due to numerous plaguing injuries. Finishing the 2015-16 playing on one knee, he was also practically unable to shoot the puck, due to a surgically repaired wrist. On April 24, 2016, Axelsson won the Swedish Championship with Frölunda.

Career transactions
- 2016-10-28 • Announced his retirement
- 2014-06-02 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Frölunda HC
- 2013-02-06 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Frölunda HC
- 2011-03-23 • Signed to a two-year contract by Frölunda HC
- 2009-04-03 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Timrå IK
- 2007-04-12 • Signed to a two-year contract by Timrå IK
- 2005-05-04 • Signed to a two-year pro contract by Frölunda HC

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