Joakim Anders Andersson (born 5 February 1989) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre for HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Andersson was drafted 88th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
5 February 1989|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
88th overall, 2007|
Detroit Red Wings
Andersson is a product of Munkedals BK. In 2005, he joined the youth ranks of Frölunda HC and made his debut in Sweden's top-tier SHL with Frölunda's men's team during the 2006-07 season.
He moved to North America prior to the 2010-11 campaign. Andersson played over two full seasons for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League. He had 10 goals and 17 assists in 36 games in the 2012-13 season, when he was promoted to the NHL.
On 22 January 2016, Andersson was placed on waivers by the Red Wings, and later assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins on 24 January. He was recalled by the Red Wings on 26 January. On 12 February, Andersson was assigned to the Griffins. On 8 April, Andersson was recalled by the Detroit Red Wings.
|World Junior Championships|
|World U18 Championships|
Andersson is the all-time junior international games played leader for Sweden. He has played in four major international tournaments, his first being the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. The following year Andersson helped Sweden win a bronze medal at the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships. At the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Andersson helped Sweden to a silver medal, with six assists in six games he was tied for third in the tournament assist leaders.
The following year at the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Andersson was an alternate captain, totaling three goals and three assists while centering Sweden's successful second line with wingers Magnus Pääjärvi-Svensson and Simon Hjalmarsson.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2008–09||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||1||0||1||1||2||10||1||2||3||4|
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||79||7||15||22||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||73||21||30||51||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||36||10||17||27||55||10||3||5||8||0|
|2012–13||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||38||3||5||8||8||14||1||4||5||10|
|2013–14||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||65||8||9||17||12||1||0||0||0||0|
|2014–15||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||68||3||5||8||22||7||1||1||2||2|
|2015–16||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||19||3||2||5||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||29||1||2||3||6||5||0||1||1||2|
- "Detroit Red Wings recall F Joakim Andersson, put G Jonas Gustavsson on IR". Washington Post. Associated Press. 8 February 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- St. James, Helene (8 February 2013). "Todd Bertuzzi out with back pain; Red Wings call up Joakim Andersson". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- "Anaheim Ducks at Detroit Red Wings Game Boxscore". Retrieved 15 February 2013.
- "Red Wings sign Joakim Andersson to a two-year deal". Detroit Red Wings. 6 August 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- Khan, Ansar (26 June 2015). "Detroit Red Wings sign forward Joakim Andersson to one-year contract". MLive. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
- Roose, Bill (22 January 2016). "Andersson goes on waivers". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
- "Tangradi, Jensen recalled; assign Andersson". Detroit Red Wings. 24 January 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
- Kujawa, Kyle (26 January 2016). "Andersson recalled, two reassigned". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
- Kujawa, Kyle (12 February 2016). "Detroit assigns Andersson to Griffins". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- DiFilippo, Alex (8 April 2016). "Andersson recalled from Grand Rapids". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
- "Joakim Andersson ansluter till Örebro". SHL (in Swedish). 30 April 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
- "HV71 recruits Joakim Andersson". HV71 (in Swedish). 17 April 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- Feltenmark, Anders (27 December 2008). "Sverige vann mot Finland i JVM-premiären". Swedish Ice Hockey Association (in Swedish). Retrieved 31 January 2009.[dead link]
- "Assist Leaders" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 5 January 2008. Retrieved 31 January 2009.