|Born:||October 2, 1989||Draft:||2010 Hurricanes, #187 Overall|
2012 Ducks, #87 Overall
|National Team:||Denmark||Current Team:||Carolina Hurricanes|
Frederik Andersen (born 2 October 1989) is a Danish professional ice hockey goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Andersen was a member of Denmark’s national team that competed at the 2010 IIHF World Championship. He was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the seventh round, 187th overall, of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Unable to come to terms with the Hurricanes, however, Andersen was selected in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, 87th overall, by the Ducks, with whom he spent the first few years of his NHL career.
Frederik Andersen Statistics
- Played in the 2020 All-Star Game
- Four-time Danish Goalie of the Year (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
- Named the 2018 World Championship’s Best Goaltender and Top-Three Player on Team Denmark
- William M Jennings Trophy (2016)
- Named to the NHL’s All-Rookie Team (2014)
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