Anders Bjork
Image: USA Hockey

Anders Bjork

Hometown:

Mequon Wisconsin

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1996-08-05

Position:

LW

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2014

Height:

5-11

Acquired:

5th round (146th overall), 2014

Weight:

180 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2010-11: Anders Bjork played for the Chicago Mission’s bantam major AAA team. In 31 games he scored 10 goals with 11 assists and 8 penalty minutes.

2011-12: Bjork skated for the Chicago Mission U16 team that reached the 2012 USA Hockey Tier 1 National Tournament semifinals. In 28 games he scored 14 goals with 9 assists and 8 penalty minutes. Bjork attended USA Hockey’s 2012 National Team Development Program Evaluation Camp in March and was invited to join the program for 2012-13.

2012-13: Bjork played for the NTDP’s U17 team in his first season in Ann Arbor. He scored 12 goals with 12 assists and had 48 penalty minutes in 56 regular season games. Bjork scored 3 goals with 2 assists in four games as the USA finished first in the 2012 Four Nations tournament in Switzerland. He had 1 assist in six games for the third-place USA squad at the 2013 World Hockey Challenge in Quebec and had 2 goals and 1 assist in four games as the USA finished third in the 2013 FIve Nations Tournament in Finland. Bjork committed to playing college hockey at Notre Dame, where his father Kirt played in the 1980′s, in 2014-15.

2013-14: Bjork returned to Ann Arbor for his second season — playing for the NTDP’s U18 team. In 47 games he scored 17 goals with 17 assists and had 6 penalty minutes. Bjork played in the 2013 USA Hockey/CCCM All-American Prospects game and was ranked 86th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting’s mid-term rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

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