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Sweden Niklas Andersson
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Last added: Viktor Tarasov
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Peter Mueller 46 29 35 64
2. Martin Ruzicka 52 19 44 63
3. Milan Gulas 47 21 35 56
4. Michal Repik 52 26 27 53
5. Matej Stransky 50 33 19 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
50
Height
5'9" / 176 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
3-time World Championship Silver Medal 3
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
2-time SHL Champion 2

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 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Elit - - - - - |
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 6 2 6 8 16 |
1987-88 Västra Frölunda HC J20 Juniorserien - - - - - |
Västra Frölunda HC Division 1 15 5 5 10 6 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 2 2 1 3 2 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 4 9 13 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 9 4 9 13 4 |
1988-89 Västra Frölunda HC Division 1 30 12 24 36 24 |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 6 3 9 8 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 9 8 5 13 12 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 0 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 10 5 0 5 0 |
1989-90 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 38 10 19 29 14 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 3 0 2 2 - |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 6 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 13 3 4 7 - |
1990-91 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 22 6 10 16 16 |
Västra Frölunda HC Allsvenskan 17 8 15 23 12 | Kvalserien SHL 10 6 3 9 24
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 5 3 8 8 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 13 6 4 10 - |
Sweden B (all) International 2 0 1 1 - |
Sweden (all) International 1 0 0 0 0 |
1991-92 Halifax Citadels AHL 57 8 26 34 41 -14 |
Sweden CC 6 0 1 1 0 0 |
Sweden (all) International 11 2 2 4 2 |
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 WC 6 1 1 2 8 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 6 1 1 2 8 -1 |
1996-97 New York Islanders NHL 74 12 31 43 57 4 |
Sweden WCup 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Sweden WC 11 0 2 2 8 2 |
Sweden (all) International 15 0 2 2 10 |
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 Elitserien 41 14 32 46 64 16 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 6 -3
Sweden WC 8 3 2 5 2 4 |
Sweden (all) International 18 5 6 11 4 |
2002-03 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 49 24 18 42 59 18 | Playoffs 15 3 7 10 8 10
Sweden WC 9 1 5 6 4 0 |
Sweden (all) International 18 7 6 13 6 |
2003-04 Västra Frölunda HC Elitserien 46 17 19 36 80 19 | Playoffs 7 1 7 8 2 6
Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 2 2 |
Sweden (all) International 17 4 3 7 4 |
2004-05 Frölunda HC Elitserien 44 14 27 41 16 22 | Playoffs 14 10 3 13 4 10
2005-06 Frölunda HC Elitserien 50 13 38 51 53 9 | Playoffs 17 6 10 16 10 8
2006-07 Frölunda HC Elitserien 51 21 27 48 75 3 |
2007-08 Frölunda HC Elitserien 48 12 37 49 50 12 | Playoffs 7 2 4 6 12 4
2008-09 Frölunda HC “C” Elitserien 52 16 21 37 22 10 | Playoffs 11 3 4 7 10 2
2009-10 Frölunda HC Elitserien 54 15 17 32 50 6 | Playoffs 7 2 3 5 29 2
2010-11 Frölunda HC Elitserien 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 - - - - - |
2001-02 Sweden EHT 10 2 4 6 2 |
2002-03 Sweden EHT 7 5 1 6 2 3 |
2003-04 Sweden EHT 5 2 2 4 4 2 |
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
2019-20 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
2020-21 Los Angeles Kings NHL Scout European Scout
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 212 68 138 206 0.97 145 2 | 0
Allsvenskan 1 17 8 15 23 1.35 12 - | 1 10 6 3 9 0.90 24 -
CC 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 0 0 | 0
Division 1 2 45 17 29 46 1.02 30 - | 0
ECC 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
EHT 3 22 9 7 16 0.73 8 5 | 0
EJC-18 2 12 10 12 22 1.83 10 - | 0
ET 1 8 2 6 8 1.00 4 - | 0
IHL 6 300 111 188 299 1.00 266 83 | 5 54 20 31 51 0.94 42 6
International 7 88 19 21 40 0.45 34 -1 | 0
International-Jr 5 65 30 31 61 0.94 34 - | 0
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Juniorserien 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 6 165 29 53 82 0.50 85 -3 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 12 548 176 295 471 0.86 529 100 | 8 85 27 40 67 0.79 81 39
TV-Pucken 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 5 43 6 11 17 0.40 24 7 | 0
WCup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
WJC-20 3 21 10 6 16 0.76 14 - | 0
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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
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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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