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Anders Eriksson
Anders Eriksson
Defenseman
(AIR-ihk-suhn, AND-uhrs)
Number: 25
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 9, 1975
Birthplace: Bollnas, Sweden
Drafted: DET / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (22nd overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2007-08: Finished 3rd amongst Flames defensemen in assists (17) and averaged 20:46 of ice time per game. ... Registered his first point as a Flame with an assist on Calgary's second goal on Oct. 6 VAN 4 @ CGY 3 (OT). ... Played in his 500th career NHL game, led all Flames in blocked shots (5) Nov. 3 CGY 1 @ MIN 4. ... Led the Flames in blocked shots (3), tied a team high in hits (4) and scored his first goal as a Flame on Nov. 8 VAN 3 @ CGY 2, and was named as the game's third Star. ... Had a pair of assists on Jan. 5 CGY 6 @ LA 4. Registered a pair of assists for the second time in the season on Mar. 22 MIN 4 @ CGY 5. ... Played in three playoff games and averaged 18:16 of ice time. ... Registered an assist and led the team in blocked shots (3) on Apr.  20 SJS 0 @ CGY 2. 2006-07: Played with Columbus and had 0-23-23 with 46 penalty minutes and was +12 in 79 games. ... Led the club in plus/minus rating. ... Became Columbus’ all-time leader in plus/minus rating (+6). ... Scored his first point of the season, with an assist Oct. 7 at Chicago. ... Had his first MP game of the season with 0-2-2 Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa. ... Registered 0-5-5 during a four-game point streak Dec. 10-16. ... Was +2 Jan. 5 at San Jose. ... Collected an assist and was +2 Feb. 24 at NY Rangers. ... Had an assist and was +3 Mar. 17 at Los Angeles. ... Was +2 in 21:59 of action Mar. 27 at St. Louis … finished the season with a plus/minus rating of +7 in his last 11 games. ... 2003-04: Had 7-20-27 with 18 PIM and was -6 in 66 games with the Blue Jackets. ... Led Blue Jackets defencemen in goals, assists, points and multi-point games (4). ... Second on team in plus/minus rating among players with at least 30 games played. ... Tied career high in goals and was just one point shy of career best. ... Only defenseman to register a multi-goal game, Feb. 2 at Phoenix. ... Netted a goal in back-to-back games twice (Jan. 31-Feb. 2 & Feb. 23-25). ... Had five-game point-scoring streak Feb. 20-27 (2-5-7). ... Notched a pair of assists Dec. 27 vs. Dallas. ... 2002-03: Was +1 in four games with Toronto. ...2001-02: Tallied 0-2-2 with 12 PIM and was -1 in 34 games with Toronto… Recorded a season-high three shots Nov. 1 at Pittsburgh… Collected an assist Jan. 7 at Ottawa… Played in 10 playoff games. ... 2000-01: Netted 2-24-26 with 30 PIM and was -2 in 73 games with Chicago and Florida… Had 2-3-5 with two PIM in 13 games with Chicago… Tallied 0-21-21 with 28 PIM and was +2 in 60 games with Florida. ... Was second among Panthers defenseman in assists and power play points (14) and was third in points. ... Played in 300th career game Mar. 20 at Montreal… Collected his 100th career NHL point with an assist Mar. 17 vs. Toronto. ... Missed nine games due to a sprained knee (Feb. 24-Mar. 14). ... Had a three-game point streak Jan. 27-31 (0-4-4). ... 1999-2000: Tallied 3-25-28 with 20 PIM and was +4 in 73 games with Chicago… Set career highs in assists and points… Played his 200th career game Jan. 12 vs. Vancouver… Scored the game-winning goal Mar. 30 vs. Toronto… Had four multi-point games. ... 1998-99: Had 2-10-12 with 34 PIM and was +5 in 61 games with Detroit. ... Was traded to Chicago along with Detroit’s first round picks in 1999 and 2001 in exchange for Chris Chelios. ... Netted 0-8-8 and was +6 in 11 games with the Blackhawks… Had a career-high six game point streak Nov. 16-29 (2-4-6). ... Had three multi-assist games. ... Played in 100th career game Oct. 31 at Dallas. ... 1997-98: Recorded 7-14-21 with 32 PIM and was +21 in 66 games. ... Led all NHL rookies in plus/minus rating. ... Scored his first career NHL goal Nov. 19 vs. NY Islanders… Added 0-5-5 with 16 PIM in 18 playoff games. ... 1996-97: Played in 23 games with Detroit. ... Tallied 0-6-6 with 10 PIM and was +5. ... 1995-96: Had two PIM in his NHL debut Apr. 14 at Dallas. ... Played in three playoff contests for the Red Wings.

MINOR-LEAGUE CAREER
2008-09: Played 64 games for Quad City (AHL), registering four goals and 49 points. 2005-06: Recorded 1-8-9 with 10 PIM and was “even” in 12 games with Springfield of the American Hockey League. ... Had three multi-point games. ... Had a three-game point streak (Dec. 7-10) and one two-game point streak (Nov. 23-25). ... Had a season-high five shots Nov. 23 vs. Lowell and Dec. 9 vs. Hartford. ... Tallied the game-winning goal Dec. 7 at Lowell. ... 2003-04: Went 1-3-4 with 12 PIM in nine games with Syracuse of the AHL. ...  2002-03: Scored 5-34-39 with 133 PIM in 72 games with Toronto’s AHL affiliate at St. John's, Newfoundland. 2001-02: Had 4-6-10 with 14 PIM in 25 games with St. John’s. ... Scored two goals Jan. 26 at Portland. ... Had a goal and an assist Feb. 6 vs. Hartford… Collected two assists Mar. 19 vs. Albany. ... Registered a season-high seven shots Mar. 30 at Portland. ... Added 0-5-5 with six PIM in 11 playoff games. 1996-97: Had 3-25-28 with 36 PIM in 44 games with Adirondack of the AHL. ... Added 0-1-1 with four PIM in four playoff  games. ... 1995-96: Netted 6-36-42 with 64 PIM in 75 games with Adirondack (AHL) in his first professional season. ... Led all Adirondack defensemen and finished sixth overall on the team in points.

EUROPEAN CAREER
2005-06: Played in 17 games for Magnitogorsk (Russia) and had 2-8-10 with 10 PIM and was +9. ... Added 3-2-5 with 16 PIM in 11 playoff contests. ... 2004-05: Netted 1-9-10 with 54 PIM in 32 games with HV71 of the Swedish Elite League. 1994-95: Had 3-6-9 with 54 PIM in 39 games with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League. ... 1993-94: Registered 1-2-3 with 34 PIM in three games with MoDo of the Swedish Junior Elite League. ... Had 2-8-10 with 42 PIM in 38 games with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League. ... 1992-93: Tallied 5-3-8 with 14 PIM in 10 games with MoDo (Sweden Jr.)… Added 0-2-2 with two PIM in 20 games with MoDo (Swedish Elite).

INTERNATIONAL CAREER
1999-99: Played on Sweden's bronze-medal winning team at the 1999 IIHF World Championship, registering three assists in 10 games. ... 1994-95: Tallied 3-7-10 with 10 PIM in seven games for Swedish team that won bronze medal at the 1995 World Junior Championships. ... Was named First Team All-Star at the tournament. ... Led Sweden in scoring. 1993-94: Helped Sweden win the silver medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships… Had 1-3-4 with 10 PIM in seven games.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
June 26, 1993 -- Selected by Detroit in first round, No. 22 overall in 1993 NHL Entry Draft. ... March 23, 1989 -- Traded by Detroit with 1999 first-round pick (Steve McCarthy) and 2001 first-round pick (Adam Munro) to Chicago in exchange for Chris Chelios. ... Nov. 6, 2000 -- Traded by Chicago to Florida in exchange for Jaroslav Spacek. ... July 4, 2001 -- Signed with Toronto as an unrestricted free agent. ... Oct. 10, 2003 -- Signed with Columbus as an unrestricted free agent. ... Sept. 16, 2004 -- Signed with Calgary as an unrestricted free agent. ... July 1, 2006 -- Signed with Columbus as an unrestricted free agent. ... July 5, 2007 -- Signed with Calgary as an unrestricted free agent. ... Dec. 20, 2009 -- Signed with Phoenix as an unrestricted free agent. ... March 3, 2010 -- Traded by Phoenix to N.Y. Rangers in exchange for Miika Wiikman and a 2011 seventh-round pick.
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