2018 NHL Entry Draft Prospect

Axel Andersson

AXEL ANDERSSONSweden

Current: Stockholm Djurgarden Jr. (Sweden Under-20)

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Vital Statistics

Position: D • Height: 5-11 • Weight: 161 • Shoots: Right
Birthdate: Feb. 10, 2000 • Hometown: Jarna, Sweden

Additional Information

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Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous: Jarna (U16); Sodertalje (U16/U18); Stockholm Dju. (U18)
Sweden U20 Debut: Oct. 8, 2016 (Stockholm vs. Vasteras)
First U20 Goal: Nov. 20, 2016 (Stockholm vs. Skelleftea)

IN THE NEWS:
Made Sweden Hlinka Roster (in Swedish)
Had First Goal in Win vs. AIK (in Swedish)
On U-16 Four Nations Squad (in Swedish)
Honored by Hometown Team (in Swedish)

Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "Good-skating defenseman that loves to get involved offensively and won't hesitate when rushing the puck from his end zone. He has good feet and is unafraid to skate out of his zone with the puck and lead the rush. Thanks to his good footwork, he's able to escape the pressure from the forecheck. He has a good passing game, too. His passes are accurate and crisp, and he moves the puck quickly out of his zone. His lack of size could hurt him in the future." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)