|Born:||October 13, 1998||Draft:||2017 Rangers #7 Overall|
|Known For:||World Champion||Shoots/Catches:||L|
|National Team:||Sweden||Current 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 Statistics
- 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)
Ryan Gagne is one of the newest members of The Hockey Writers, covering the New York Islanders. He grew up in a small town in northern New Hampshire, where he idolized the Boston Bruins. Before moving to Canada in 2008, he was the equipment manager for his high school varsity hockey team and a sports journalist for the local newspapers. Ryan has been active in the hockey community, whether coaching, officiating, instructing, or playing. He is the ultimate rink rat with 19 years of experience making ice and driving the Zamboni. An avid fantasy sports player, Ryan created a blog, Keeping the Stats, where he dissects his teams and brags about his 2020 fantasy football championship. Outside of hockey, his life revolves around the New York Yankees, much to his wife’s chagrin.