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Peter Andersson
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Born 29 August 1965 (1965-08-29) (age 53)
Örebro, Sweden
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Played for New York Rangers (1992–1994)
Florida Panthers (1994)
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1983
New York Rangers
Playing career 1985–2005

Peter Andersson (born Anders Bengt Peter Andersson on August 29, 1965) is a retired professional Swedish ice hockey defenceman.

Playing CareerEdit

Peter was drafted 73rd overall by the New York Rangers in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.

On March 21, 1994, he was traded to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Florida's ninth-round choice (Vitali Yeremeyev) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

In Europe, he represented Färjestads BK, Düsseldorf EG and IF Malmö Redhawks.

Post-Playing CareerEdit

Upon retiring in 2005, Peter was named General Manager of the Redhawks. He stayed as GM for three years before becoming an Assistant Coach and also Head of Scouting Department for the team.

Personal LifeEdit

Peter's son Calle Andersson was selected 119th overall by the New York Rangers in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.