Calle Andersson
Image: Malmo Redhawks

Calle Andersson

Hometown:

Limhamn Sweden

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1994-05-16

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2012

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2012

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

4th round (119th overall), 2012

Weight:

201 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2009-10: Calle Andersson played for Malmo’s U18 squad and skated for Skane in the TV-Pucken high school tournament. In 29 games he scored 1 goal with 2 assists and was plus-four with 34 penalty minutes. Malmo finished ninth in the ten team Allsvenskan South (U18) and did not make the playoffs. Andersson scored 1 goal with 1 assist and 2 penalty minutes in seven TV-Pucken games.

2010-11: Andersson played for Malmo’s U20 team in the SuperElit league and also skated for the club’s U18 team. He scored 2 goals with 4 assists and was plus-four with 20 penalty minutes as Malmo finished second in the South Division. In six games in Top 8 play he had no points and was minus-four with 4 penalty minutes. In 21 games with the U18 team he scored 2 goals with 5 assists and was minus-15 with 38 penalty minutes.

2011-12: Andersson moved from western to eastern Sweden, playing for Farjestads in the SuperElit (U20) league and represented Sweden at the 2012 U19 World Junior A Challenge and U18 World Junior Championship. Andersson put up big offensive numbers in his first year with Farjestads – scoring 12 goals with 24 assists in 49 games and was plus-five with 56 penalty minutes. In six playoff contests he scored 2 goals with 3 assists and was plus-one with 2 penalty minutes. He also played in 11 games for Farjestads U18 (including one playoff game) and scored 3 goals with 7 assists. In four games at the World Junior A Challenge he had 1 assist and 2 penalty minutes. In six games for Sweden’s silver medal-winning team at the U18 WJC he had 3 assists and was an even plus/minus. Andersson was invited to the NHL Draft Combine and ranked 15th amongst European skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings prior to the 2012 NHL Draft.

2012-13: Andersson skated in 34 SHL games with Farjestad as an 18-year-old and also appeared in nine games for Malmo in Allsvenskan. In limited time with Sweden’s second-place club, he scored 1 goal with 1 assist and was -3 with 6 penalty minutes; averaging 6:37 minutes of ice time. Farjestad reached the playoff semifinals but Andersson did not appear in any games. In nine games with Malmo he had 2 assists and was +4 with 4 penalty minutes. Andersson was an offensive catalyst for the Farjestad junior team. He scored 11 goals with 16 assists and was an even plus-minus with 14 penalty minutes. In four playoff games he was +4 with 1 goal and 4 penalty minutes. Farjestad defeated Frolunda, 3-1, in the SuperElit league bronze medal game.

 

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