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Calle Andersson
Calle Andersson
Defenseman  - NYR
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 211
Shoots: Right
Born: May 16, 1994  (Age 20)
Birthplace: Malmö, Sweden
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Drafted: NYR / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (119th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2013-14 Notes: Split the season between Malmo of Allsvenskan, Malmo J20 of the SuperElit league in Sweden, and IK Pantern of Division 1 in Sweden … Skated in 43 games with Malmo, registering two goals and 10 assists for 12 points, along with 10 penalty minutes … Tied for third among defensemen on Malmo in assists and ranked fifth among defensemen on the team in points … Recorded one goal in six playoff games with Malmo.

2012-13 Notes

- Split the season between Farjestad J20 of the SuperElit, Farjestad of the SHL and Malmo of Allsvenskan.
- Skated in 22 games with Farjestad J20, registering 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points, along with 
14 penalty minutes and an even plus/minus rating.
- Led all defensemen in goals, assists and points.
- Skated in 34 games with Farjestad, registering one goal and one assist for two points, along with 
six penalty minutes.
- Skated in nine games with Malmo, registering two assists, along with four penalty minutes, along with 
a plus-4 plus/minus rating.

EUROPEAN CAREER
2011-12: Established Swedish Under-20 SuperElit career-highs in games played (49), goals (12), assists (24), points (36), and penalty minutes (56) for Farjestads Karlstad. ... Ranked second in the league among defensemen in points, third in goals and fourth in assists. ... Also tied for the league lead among defensemen in goals (two), and fourth in assists (three) and points (five) in six playoff contests.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER
2012: Captured a silver medal with Sweden at the IIHF Under-18 World Junior Championship, tallying three assists and 13 shots on goal in six tournament contests.

SCOUTING REPORT
Displays above average vision. ... Has an accurate pass and great poise with the puck. ... Good understanding of the game. ... Is a skilled puckhandler with good two-way potential. ... NHL-ready size and hands.

BACKGROUND
Entered the 2012 NHL Entry Draft ranked 15th overall among European skaters in the final Central Scouting Rankings.

QUOTEBOOK
“Calle is alert in his own end, positions himself very well when defending and is a solid all-around skater. He knows how to play the game in all three zones and is a smart player.” — Amateur Scout, Jan Gajdosik

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
June 23, 2012 –- Selected by the Rangers in the fourth round, No. 119 overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft