Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Joakim Andersson
Joakim Andersson was born February 5, 1989 in Munkedal, Sweden. A standout for Frölunda HC in his homeland, Andersson was selected in the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings.

Andersson made his North American debut for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League during the 2008-09 season, joining the club for a single game at the end of the regular season as well as for 10 playoff games. He would return to Sweden the following year.

2010-11 would be Andersson's first full North American campaign. He would appear in 79 games for Grand Rapids, recording seven goals and adding 15 assists.

Andersson was recalled from Grand Rapids by the Detroit Red Wings in February 2013.He would go on to appear in five games for the Red Wings during the 2011-12 season, registering a +1 rating.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 Munkedals BK Sweden-5
2005-06 Frolunda HC Goteborg U18 Swe-U18 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0
2005-06 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr. Swe-Jr. 35 9 11 20 10 7 2 5 7 4
2006-07 Frolunda HC Goteborg U18 Swe-U18 2 1 2 3 2 6 3 2 5 28
2006-07 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr. Swe-Jr. 41 20 26 46 60 8 0 7 7 4
2006-07 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Boras HC Sweden-2 33 6 17 23 26
2007-08 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr. Swe-Jr. 6 8 2 10 30 5 6 3 9 4
2007-08 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 9 1 0 1 2 4 1 1 2 0
2007-08 Sweden WJC-A 6 0 6 6 2
2008-09 Boras HC Sweden-2 4 2 2 4 2
2008-09 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 49 6 6 12 22 11 0 0 0 4
2008-09 Sweden WJC-A 6 2 4 6 6
2008-09 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 1 0 1 1 2 0 10 1 2 3 4
2009-10 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 55 6 12 18 42 +5 7 1 2 3 0
2010-11 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 79 7 15 22 30 0
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 0 0 0 +1
2011-12 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 73 21 30 51 34 +5
2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 36 10 17 27 55 +1 10 3 5 8 0
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL 38 3 5 8 8 +2 14 1 4 5 10
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 65 8 9 17 12 -11 1 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68 3 5 8 22 -4 7 1 1 2 2
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 29 1 2 3 6 +1 5 0 1 1 2
2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 19 3 2 5 2 +2
2016-17 Orebro HK Sweden
NHL Totals 205 15 21 36 48 27 2 6 8 14


Signed as a free agent by Orebro (Sweden), April 30, 2016. Missed remainder of 2015-16 and all of 2016-17 due to recurring lower-body injury.
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