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Niklas Andersson

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    5'9" / 176 cm
  • Weight
    176 lbs / 80 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A terrific offensive player. Andersson had excellent hands and vision, and was a brilliant passer. Despite his superb individual skills, he was also a great team player who never took a shift off.

Family relations
Father: Ronny Andersson
Brothers: Mikael Andersson & Thomas Andersson
Sons: Lias Andersson & Noah Andersson

Team Staff profile of Niklas Andersson also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6 2 6 8 16 |
1987-88 Västra Frölunda HC Division 1 15 5 5 10 6 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 4 9 13 2 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 2 2 1 3 2 |
1988-89 Västra Frölunda HC Division 1 30 12 24 36 24 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 6 3 9 8 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 0 |
1989-90 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 38 10 19 29 14 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 6 |
1990-91 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 22 6 10 16 16 |
Västra Frölunda HC Allsvenskan 17 8 15 23 12 | Kvalserien SHL 10 6 3 9 24
Sweden CC 6 0 1 1 0 0 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 5 3 8 8 |
1991-92 Halifax Citadels AHL 57 8 26 34 41 -14 |
1992-93 Québec Nordiques NHL 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
Halifax Citadels AHL 76 32 50 82 42 -4 |
1993-94 Cornwall Aces AHL 42 18 34 52 8 16 |
1994-95 Denver Grizzlies IHL 66 22 39 61 28 11 | Playoffs 15 8 13 21 10 8
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 48 14 12 26 12 -3 |
Utah Grizzlies IHL 30 13 22 35 25 15 |
Sweden WCup 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Sweden WC 6 1 1 2 8 |
Sweden (all) International 7 1 1 2 8 |
1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 74 12 31 43 57 4 |
Sweden WC 11 0 2 2 8 2 |
Sweden (all) International 11 0 2 2 9 |
1997-98 San Jose Sharks NHL 5 0 0 0 2 -1 |
Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 37 10 28 38 54 4 |
Utah Grizzlies IHL 21 6 20 26 24 4 | Playoffs 4 3 1 4 4 2
1998-99 Chicago Wolves IHL 65 17 47 64 49 16 | Playoffs 10 2 2 4 10 -1
1999-00 New York Islanders NHL 17 3 7 10 8 -3 |
Nashville Predators NHL 7 0 1 1 0 0 |
Chicago Wolves IHL 52 20 21 41 59 4 | Playoffs 9 6 1 7 4 -2
2000-01 Calgary Flames NHL 11 0 1 1 4 0 |
Chicago Wolves IHL 66 33 39 72 81 33 | Playoffs 16 1 14 15 14 -1
2001-02 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 41 14 32 46 64 16 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 6 -3
Sweden EHT 10 2 4 6 2 |
Sweden WC 8 3 2 5 2 4 |
Sweden (all) International 18 5 6 11 4 |
2002-03 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 49 24 18 42 59 18 | Playoffs 15 3 7 10 8 10
Sweden EHT 7 5 1 6 2 3 |
Sweden WC 9 1 5 6 4 0 |
Sweden (all) International 18 7 6 13 6 |
2003-04 Västra Frölunda HC SHL 46 17 19 36 80 19 | Playoffs 7 1 7 8 2 6
Sweden EHT 5 2 2 4 4 2 |
Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 2 2 |
Sweden (all) International 17 4 3 7 4 |
2004-05 Frölunda HC SHL 44 14 27 41 16 22 | Playoffs 14 10 3 13 4 10
2005-06 Frölunda HC SHL 50 13 38 51 53 9 | Playoffs 17 6 10 16 10 8
2006-07 Frölunda HC SHL 51 21 27 48 75 3 |
2007-08 Frölunda HC SHL 48 12 37 49 50 12 | Playoffs 7 2 4 6 12 4
2008-09 Frölunda HC “C” SHL 52 16 21 37 22 10 | Playoffs 11 3 4 7 10 2
2009-10 Frölunda HC SHL 54 15 17 32 50 6 | Playoffs 7 2 3 5 29 2
2010-11 Frölunda HC SHL 53 14 30 44 30 -15 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Göteborg TV-Pucken - - - - - |
2005-06 Frölunda HC ECC 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2010-11 Frölunda HC ET 8 2 6 8 4 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2013-14 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2015-16 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2016-17 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2017-18 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2018-19 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 212 68 138 206 0.97 145 2 |
Allsvenskan 17 8 15 23 1.35 12 0 | 10 6 3 9 0.90 24 0
CC 6 0 1 1 0.17 0 0 |
Division 1 45 17 29 46 1.02 30 0 |
ECC 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 |
EHT 22 9 7 16 0.73 8 5 |
EJC-18 12 10 12 22 1.83 10 0 |
ET 8 2 6 8 1.00 4 0 |
IHL 300 111 188 299 1.00 266 83 | 54 20 31 51 0.94 42 6
International 71 17 18 35 0.49 31 0 |
International-Jr 8 4 7 11 1.38 18 0 |
NHL 165 29 53 82 0.50 85 -3 |
SHL 548 176 295 471 0.86 529 100 | 85 27 40 67 0.79 81 39
TV-Pucken 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
WC 43 6 11 17 0.40 24 8 |
WCup 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 |
WJC-20 21 10 6 16 0.76 14 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/09/2011
03/09/2011 Confirmed Frölunda HC Retired
05/03/2010
05/03/2010 Extension Frölunda HC Frölunda HC
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 24 retired by Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Chicago Wolves

Cult/Star player for Cornwall Aces

Cult/Star player for Frölunda HC

Cult/Star player for Kungälvs IK

Cult/Star player for Utah Grizzlies

Career transactions
- 2011-03-09 • Announced his retirement
- 2010-05-03 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2008-02-27 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2005-01-21 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by Frölunda
- 2001-05-23 • Signed to a four-year contract by Frölunda
- 2000-08-29 • Signed by the Calgary Flames
- 2000-02-19 • Claimed off waivers by the New York Islanders
- 2000-01-20 • Claimed off waivers by the Nashville Predators
- 1999-08-17 • Traded to the New York Islanders for Craig Charron
- 1998-09-04 • Signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs
- 1997-09-17 • Signed by the San Jose Sharks
- 1994-07-15 • Signed by the New York Islanders

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