Lias Andersson is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He plays in the forward center position. He is currently under contract as a prospect to the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers selected him seventh overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He won the 2017 Le Mat Trophy for HV71 and 2018 IIHF World Championship gold medal for Sweden.
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What is Lias Andersson Famous For?
- Won 2017 Le Mat Trophy for HV71.
- Won 2018 IIHF World Championship gold medal for Sweden.
Where was Lias Andersson Born?
Lias Andersson was born on 13 October 1998. His birth place is in Smogen in Sweden. He holds Swedish nationality. He was born to a father Niklas Andersson. Information about his mother and siblings is currently unavailable. He belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra. He comes from ice hockey playing family background. Both of his father and uncles played ice hockey in NHL.
Lias Andersson Ice Hockey Career
Lias Andersson made his Swedish Hockey League (SHL) debut with HV71 during the 2015-16 season.
He previously played 62 games for HV71 in the J20 league and scored 30 goals and 68 points.
He appeared in 42 games in the 2016-17 season. He compiled a record of 9 goals and 19 points.
Andersson helped the team to lift their fifth Le Mat Trophy, where compiled 4 goals and 5 points in 16 games during post-season.
He left HV71 in May 2017 to sign a 2-year link up contract with Frolunda HC, where his father gained popularity.
The New York Rangers selected him 7th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft.
He signed a 3-year entry-level contract with the club in July 2017.
He made his Frolunda HC in the 2017-18 season.
He compiled 7 goals and 14 points for Frolunda FC in 22 games during the season.
He left the club to attend his second World Junior Championships.
He left SHL following the end of the 2017-18 season.
The Rangers re-assigned him to the AHL affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack.
The Rangers called him to NHL in March 2018, where he made his NHL debut against the Washington Capitals.
He scored his first career NHL goal in his debut. He also became the youngest Rangers player to score a goal in their debut.
The Rangers sent him back to AHL in April 2018.
Andersson started the 2018-19 season in the AHL.
He compiled 12 points in 14 games for the Hartford Wolf Pack before being recalled to the NHL in November 2018.
He compiled 2 goals and 6 points in 42 games for the Rangers in 2018-19 season.
Darren Dreger reported in December 2019 that Andersson had formally asked the Rangers for a trade.
Lias Andersson International Career
Andersson represented Sweden at the 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships.
He compiled 9 points in 7 games and helped Sweden to win a silver medal.
He then represented Sweden at the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
He was appointed the captain of the Sweden national team for the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
He helped Sweden to win a silver medal.
He helped Sweden to win gold at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
He threw his medal into the crowd in frustration. He was later suspended from four games during the 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Who is Lias Andersson Dating?
Lias Andersson is currently unmarried. He is too young to get married. However, information about his relationship status is unknown. He has maintained a low profile regarding his personal life. He has not posted about his relationship status on his social media accounts. Any new information about his personal life will be updated soon.
How tall is Lias Andersson?
Lias Andersson stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 201 lbs i.e. 91 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has brown eyes and his hair color is dark brown.
What is Lias Andersson Net Worth?
Lias Andersson earns from his professional ice hockey playing career. He is one of the aspiring ice hockey forwards. His income comes from salary, contracts, bonuses, and endorsements. His net worth is estimated at $1 million.