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Andreas Thuresson
Andreas Thuresson
Right Wing
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 206
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 18, 1987
Birthplace: Kristianstad, Sweden
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Acquired: Traded by Nashville to Rangers in exchange for Brodie Dupont on July 2, 2011.
Drafted: NSH / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (144th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2010-11: Skated in three games with the Nashville Predators ... Made his season debut on Jan. 8 at San Jose. 2009-10: Made his NHL debut on Oct. 31 vs. Dallas. ... Recorded his first career NHL point in his third career game with an assist on the game-winning goal on Nov. 7 at Los Angeles and posted another assist in the following game on Nov. 10, 2009 at San Jose. ... Notched his first career NHL goal on Dec. 31 at Columbus. ... Recalled to Nashville on four occasions (Oct. 31, Nov. 4, Dec. 26 and Jan. 28). ... Ranked first among Predator forwards, and third among all club skaters, in hits per game (1.91).

AHL CAREER

2010-11: Established career-highs in assists (24), points (38), penalty minutes (41), power play goals (5), and shots on goal (157), and tied his career-high in goals (14) in 76 games with the Milwaukee Admirals. ... Tied for second on Milwaukee in power play goals, fourth in goals and ranked fifth in points. ... Tied his career-highs with seven multi-point performances and a five-game point streak from March 22 vs. Oklahoma City to March 30 vs. San Antonio (three goals, three assists over the span). ... Tied for fourth on Milwaukee with three playoff goals, and added three assists for six points in 13 playoff contests. 2009-10: Ranked fourth on Milwaukee in goals (14) and eighth in points (33). ... Tied his career-high with a five-game point streak from Dec. 5 vs. Manitoba to Dec. 15 at Hamilton, registering six points (one goal, five assists) over the span. ... Equaled his 2008-09 goal output in 24 fewer games with Milwaukee. ... Established career-highs in playoff assists (7) and points (9). ... Led Milwaukee in Calder Cup playoff points, tied for first in assists and penalty minutes (16) and fourth in goals (two) in seven playoff contests. ... Tied for fourth in the 2010 AHL playoffs in points per game (1.29). 2008-09: Ranked eighth on Milwaukee in points (29) and fifth in goals (14). ... Finished third on the 2008-09 Admirals in both shootout goals (3) and attempts (7). ... Tied for fourth on the team in playoff goals (3), appearing in all 11 Calder Cup playoff games. 2007-08: Made his AHL debut on Oct. 6 at Peoria. ... Notched his first career AHL goal, a shorthanded tally, on Oct. 19 vs. Iowa. Was the youngest player in the American Hockey League in 2007-08. ... Appeared in all six of the Admirals' 2008 Calder Cup playoff contests.

EUROPEAN CAREER
2006-07: Made his SEL debut with the Malmo Redhawks. ... Ranked seventh on the team in points (15) and fifth in goals (10). 2005-06: Spent the majority of the season with Malmo's Under-20 team. ... Tied for the team lead in points (33) and assists (18), and ranked third in penalty minutes (71). ... Tied for 26th in the league in points. ... Also made his second-division Allsvenskan debut with Malmo, recording two assists in 20 games. 2004-05: Recorded his first career point with Malmo's Under-18 team. ... Also skated in 30 games with Malmo's Under-20 SuperElit team. ... Ranked 13th on the team in points (8). 2003-04: Made his Under-18 debut with Malmo, and skated in three contests. ... Registered four points (two goals, two assists) in 19 contests with Malmo's Under-20 SuperElit team following his recall from the Under-18 squad.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER

2007: Represented host country at the World Junior Championships in Sweden, finishing with a goal and two assists in seven games as the Swedes placed fourth.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
June 23, 2007 -- Selected by the Nashville Predators in the fifth round (No. 144 overall) of the NHL Entry Draft. July 2, 2011 -- Traded by Nashville to Rangers in exchange for Brodie Dupont.

CAREER HIGHS

LONGEST POINT STREAK: 2 from Nov. 7, 2009, to Nov. 10, 2009 (two assists)

LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 2 from Nov. 7, 2009, to Nov. 10, 2009 (two assists)

MOST PIM, GAME: 2, (three times) (last --  Jan. 15, 2011) (Chicago at Nashville)

MOST SHOTS, GAME: 5 on Nov. 12, 2009 (Nashville at St. Louis)

FIRST NHL GAME: Oct. 31, 2009 (Nashville vs. Dallas)

FIRST NHL GOAL: Dec. 31, 2009 (Nashville at Columbus)

FIRST NHL ASSIST:
Nov. 7, 2009 (Nashville at Los Angeles)

CAREER IN SHOOTOUT


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