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Lias Andersson

Born:October 13, 1998Draft:2017 Rangers #7 Overall
Hometown:Smögen, SwedenPosition:C/W
Known For:World ChampionShoots/Catches:L
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Los Angeles Kings

Lias Andersson (born 13 October 1998) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward for the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). The New York Rangers selected him, seventh overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Andersson’s father, Niklas, played 763 SHL games and 165 NHL games, and his uncle Mikael played 761 NHL games.

Lias Andersson, New York Rangers
Lias Andersson while a member of the New York Rangers. (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Lias Andersson Statistics

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Achievements

  • World Championship Gold Medal (2018)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team (2018)
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal (2018)
  • SHL Champion (2017)
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team (2016)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2016)
  • Hlinka Memorial Silver Medal (2016)
  • U17 WHC Bronze Medal (2015)

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