|Born||February 5, 1989 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|Detroit Red Wings|
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
|NHL Draft||88th overall, 2007|
Detroit Red Wings
Joakim Andersson (born Anders Joakim Andersson on February 5, 1989) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Joakim was drafted in the third round (88th overall) by the Red Wings in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Joakim 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.
In February of 2013, Joakim was recalled from Grand Rapids by the Detroit Red Wings. On February 15, 2013, he scored his first NHL goal against Viktor Fasth of the Anaheim Ducks.
On August 6, 2013, the Detroit Red Wings re-signed Joakim to a two-year, $1.465 million contract.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|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|
International Statistics[edit | edit source]
|Junior int' totals||24||2||11||13||16|
International Play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Sweden|
|Men's ice hockey|
|World Junior Championships|
|World U18 Championships|
Joakim 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, Joakim helped Sweden win a bronze medal at the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships.
At the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Joakim 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 Paajarvi and Simon Hjalmarsson.