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Canucks re-sign Peter Andersson

Saturday, 05.07.2014 / 2:04 PM / News
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Canucks re-sign Peter Andersson
Vancouver, BC \u2013 Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-signed defenceman Peter Andersson.

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-signed defenceman Peter Andersson.

Andersson, 23, registered 13 points (2-11-13) and 26 penalty minutes in 58 games for the Utica Comets during the 2013.14 season. It marked his second season in the AHL after spending the 2012.13 campaign with the Chicago Wolves, recording eight points (1-7-8) in 42 games.

On the international stage, the Kvidinge, Sweden native represented his country at the 2010 World Junior Championships, earning a bronze medal.

The 6’3”, 194-pound defenceman was originally selected 143rd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2007-2008 Frolunda HC Goteborg U18-Swe-U18 12 2 3 5 18
2007-2008 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr.-Swe-Jr. 8 0 2 2 4
2007-2008 Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 1 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Frolunda HC Goteborg U18-Swe-U18 5 0 1 1 4
2008-2009 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr.-Swe-Jr. 36 3 5 8 42
2008-2009 Sweden-WJ18-A 6 1 0 1 6
2009-2010 Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 21 1 4 5 4
2009-2010 Frolunda HC Goteborg Jr.-Swe-Jr. 1 1 0 1 0
2009-2010 Boras HC-Sweden-2 10 2 4 6 12
2009-2010 Sweden-WJC-A 6 0 3 3 5 4 0 0 0
2010-2011 Frolunda HC Goteborg-Sweden 27 0 0 0 8
2010-2011 Boras HC-Sweden-2 30 2 2 4 24
2011-2012 Orebro HK-Sweden-2 40 7 2 9 20
2012-2013 Chicago Wolves-AHL 42 1 7 8 0 16 0 0 1 34 2.9