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Andreas Karlsson
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Nickname(s) Pastorn (The Pastor)
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Frölunda HC
Leksands IF
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born August 19 1975 (1975-08-19) (age 41),
Ludvika, SWE
NHL Draft 148th overall, 1993
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 1992 – present

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2006 Team

Andreas Karlsson (born August 19,1975 in Ludvika, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player, currently with Frölunda HC in the Swedish elite league Elitserien.

Playing career Edit

Karlsson is a good skater and playmaker with good technical skills. During the season 2005–06 he also showed that he is an efficient goal scorer. He is sometimes called "Pastorn", which is Swedish for "The Pastor".

He played his first international game with Team Sweden on December 16, 1995, against the Czech Republic in Helsinki, Finland. Karlsson was drafted by Calgary Flames with their 6th pick, 148th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. Since then he has played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Orlando Solar Bears, and Chicago Wolves in the U.S..

In 2006, Karlsson signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL, as their third line center with both scoring and defensive capabilities. After two seasons, totalling 13 points in 111 regular season games, he returned to his native Sweden and signed a three-year deal with Frölunda HC in Elitserien.

Awards Edit

Records Edit

  • Elitserien regular season 2005–06 record for points (55)
  • Elitserien regular season 2005–06 record for goals (26) -- (Shared with Tomi Kallio)

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GPGAPtsPIM GPGAPtsPIM
1992–93 Leksands IF SEL 130002
1993–94 Leksands IF SEL 2100010 30000
1994–95 Leksands IF SEL 2278152 40110
1995–96 Leksands IF SEL 4010132310 52134
1996–97 Leksands IF SEL 4913112439 92022
1997–98 Leksands IF SEL 339142320 41010
1998–99 Leksands IF SEL 4918153318 41016
1999–00 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 1855100
1999–00 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 51591414
2000–01 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 605111616
2001–02 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 4217820
2001–02 Chicago Wolves AHL 166142011 23714216
2002–03 Chicago Wolves AHL 4112203216 91344
2003–04 EHC Basel NLA 407202730
2004–05 HV71 SEL 3911132412
2005–06 HV71 SEL 5026295530 1258138
2006–07 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5336912 50000
2007–08 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5822410
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 113586
SEL totals 32797108205149 4111102120
NHL totals 26416355172 60000
AHL totals 5718345227 318172510

International play Edit

Karlsson has played for Sweden in the following competitions:

International statistics Edit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1995 Sweden WJC 7 2 2 4 0
1996 Sweden WC 5 0 0 0 2
2006 Sweden WC 9 5 4 9 6
Junior int'l totals 7 2 2 4 0
Senior int'l totals 14 5 4 9 8

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