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Kent-Erik Andersson
Kenterikandersson
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Minnesota North Stars
New York Rangers
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born May 24 1951 (1951-05-24) (age 65),
Örebro, SWE
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 1970 – 1986

Kent-Erik Andersson (born May 24, 1951) is a retired Swedish Professional Hockey right winger who played 7 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars and New York Rangers.

Early lifeEdit

Andersson was born in Örebro, Sweden.

Playing careerEdit

Andersson played seven seasons in the NHL, five with the Minnesota North Stars and two with the New York Rangers. In his Sweden he played for Färjestads BK and his last game with them in 1986 he and the club won the Swedish Championship. After that season he was forced to retire due to an eye-injury. He also played for the Swedish National team and in 1977 he got a silver medal at the World Championship.

Awards and achievementsEdit

1977 Silver Medalist - World Championships

RecordsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76 Färjestads BK Elitserien 26 8 5 13 8 4 1 1 2 2
1976–77 Färjestads BK Elitserien 33 17 17 34 30 5 2 1 3 4
1977–78 Minnesota North Stars NHL 73 15 18 33 4 - - - - -
1978–79 Minnesota North Stars NHL 41 9 4 13 4 - - - - -
1979–80 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 3 0 2 2 2 - - - - -
1979–80 Minnesota North Stars NHL 61 9 10 19 8 13 2 4 6 2
1980–81 Minnesota North Stars NHL 77 17 24 41 22 19 2 4 6 2
1981–82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 70 9 12 21 18 4 0 2 2 0
1982–83 New York Rangers NHL 71 8 20 28 14 9 0 0 0 0
1983–84 New York Rangers NHL 63 5 15 20 8 5 0 1 1 0
1984–85 Färjestads BK Elitserien 32 9 12 21 10 3 2 0 2 2
1985–86 Färjestads BK Elitserien 24 6 7 13 12 8 5 6 11 2
Elitserien totals
CHL totals 3 0 2 2 2 - - - - -
NHL totals 456 72 103 175 78 50 4 11 15 4

International playEdit

Team Sweden - 1981 Canada Cup

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Mats Waltin
Golden Puck
1977
Succeeded by
Rolf Edberg

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