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Anders Bastiansen (born October 31, 1980) is a Norwegian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Frisk Asker of the Norwegian GET-ligaen and is an established member and Captain of the Norwegian National Team.

Anders Bastiansen
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Born (1980-10-31) October 31, 1980 (age 38)
Oslo, Norway
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
GET team
Former teams
Frisk Asker
Mora IK
Färjestads BK
Graz 99ers
National team  Norway
Playing career 1997–present

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Playing careerEdit

Bastiansen began his professional career in his native Norway, with Frisk Asker of the GET-ligaen. After eight seasons within Asker, Bastiansen left for Sweden to play professionally for the next 10 seasons. Over his career in Sweden he was awarded the Golden Puck by the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation after the 2006–07 season when he was with Mora IK.

Prior to the 2008–09 season he signed with Färjestad of the Swedish Elitserien.

On July 24, 2014, after six seasons with Farjestad, Bastiansen left as a free agent to sign a one-year contract with Austrian club, Graz 99ers of the EBEL.[1]

After 11 seasons abroad, Bastiansen announced that he was returning home to Norway with home team, Frisk Asker.[2]

International playEdit

Between 2006 and 2015, Batiansen have represented the Norwegian national team in 10 World Championships, and 2 Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Graz 99ers increase roster with Anders Bastiansen" (in German). Graz 99ers. 2014-07-24. Retrieved 2014-07-24.
  2. ^ "Norway National signs for Frisk Asker" (in Norwegian). TV2. 2015-04-27. Retrieved 2015-04-27.

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