Role Ice hockey player
Height 1.82 m
|Playing career |
Career start 2010
Name Rasmus Andersson
|Born October 27, 1996 (age 19)
Malmo, Sweden (1996-10-27) |
Weight 97 kg (214 lb; 15 st 4 lb)
OHL team Former teams Barrie Colts Malmo Redhawks
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 2015 Calgary Flames
Current team Barrie Colts (#19 / Defenseman)
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Rasmus Andersson Slap shot goal Calgary Flames
Rasmus Andersson (born 27 October 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing as a prospect within the Calgary Flames organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Flames, 53rd overall.
- Rasmus Andersson Slap shot goal Calgary Flames
- Rasmus andersson shift by shift
- Playing career
Rasmus' older brother Calle and father Peter were both drafted by the New York Rangers, in 2012 and 1983, respectively.
Rasmus andersson shift by shift
Andersson was made his professional debut in his native Sweden, with his local club from youth Malmö Redhawks. He appeared in 38 games in the HockeyAllsvenskan for 11 points in the 2012–13 season. Andersson left Sweden and followed his family footsteps to North America by playing a major junior season with the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League before he was selected by the Flames in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
On 15 September 2015, Andersson was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames.
Andersson began his professional career during the 2016–17 season with the Stockton Heat of the AHL, recording 22 points in 54 games. Andersson also made his NHL debut on 8 April 2017 against the San Jose Sharks. The 3-1 loss was the Flames' final game of the regular season.