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Anders Eriksson
Anders Eriksson
Defenceman
Number: 8
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Left
Born: 9 Jan 1975
Birthplace: Bollnas, Sweden
Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 5, 2007 DRAFTED: DET-1st round, 22nd overall, in the 1993 Entry Draft
Drafted: DET / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (22nd overall)
2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS
Finished 3rd amongst Flames defencemen in assists (17) and averaged 20:46 of ice time per game …Registered his first point as a Flame with an assist on Calgary's second goal on Oct. 6 VAN 4 @ CGY 3 (OT)... played in his 500th career NHL game, led all Flames in blocked shots (5) Nov. 3 CGY 1 @ MIN 4 ... led
the Flames in blocked shots (3), tied a team high in hits (4) and scored his first goal as a Flame on Nov. 8
VAN 3 @ CGY 2, and was named as the games third Star ... had a pair of assists on Jan. 5 CGY 6 @ LA 4... registered a pair of assists for the second time this season on Mar. 22 MIN 4 @ CGY 5 … PLAYOFFS:
Played in three games and averaged 18:16 of ice time … registered an assist and led the team in blocked shots (3) on Apr. 20 SJS 0 @ CGY 2.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2005-06 had 0-23-23 with 46 penalty minutes and was +12 in 79 games… led the club in plus/minus
rating … became Columbus’ all-time leader in plus/minus rating (+6) … scored his first point of the season with an assist Oct. 7 at Chicago ... had his first MP game of the season with 0-2-2 Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa... registered 0-5-5 during a four-game point streak Dec. 10-16 … was +2 Jan. 5 at San Jose… collected an assist and was +2 Feb. 24 at NY Rangers … had an assist and was +3 Mar. 17 at Los Angeles … was +2 in 21:59 of action Mar. 27 at St. Louis … finished the season with a plus/minus rating of +7 in his last 11 games … games lost to injury: 1 … multi-point (goal) games: 1 (0) … Most Points: 2 – Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa… Most Goals: 0… Most Assists: 2 – Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa… Most PIM: 4 (4x) – Feb. 6 vs. Phoenix, most recent… Most Shots: 6 – Jan. 18 at Nashville 2005-06 - recorded 1-8-9 with 10 PIM and was “even” in 12 games with Springfield of the American Hockey League … had three MP games… had a three-game point streak (Dec. 7-10) and one two-game point streak (Nov. 23-25)… had a season-high five shots Nov. 23 vs. Lowell and Dec. 9 vs. Hartford … tallied the game-winning goal Dec. 7 at Lowell … played in 17 games for Magnitogorsk (Russia) and had 2-8-10 with 10 PIM and was +9 … added 3-2-5 with 16 PIM in 11 playoff contests … 2004-05: Netted 1-9-10 with 54 PIM in 32 games with HV71 of the Swedish Elite League… 2003-04: Had 7-20-27 with 18 PIM and was -6 in 66 games with the Blue Jackets… Led Blue Jackets defencemen in goals, assists, points and multi-point games (4)… Second on team in plus/minus rating among players with at least 30 games played… Tied career high in goals and was just one point shy of career best… Only defenceman to register a multi-goal game, Feb. 2 at Phoenix… Netted a goal in back-to-back games twice (Jan. 31-Feb. 2 & Feb. 23-25)… Had five-game point-scoring streak Feb. 20-27 (2-5-7)… Notched a pair of assists Dec. 27 vs. Dallas… Added 1-3-4 with 12 PIM in nine gameswith Syracuse of the AHL… 2002-03: Was +1 in four games with Toronto… Scored 5-34-39 with 133 PIMin 72 games with Toronto’s AHL affiliate St. Johns… 2001-02: Tallied 0-2-2 with 12 PIM and was -1 in 34 games with Toronto… Recorded a season-high three shots Nov. 1 at Pittsburgh… Collected an assist Jan. 7 at Ottawa… Played in 10 playoff games… Had 4-6-10 with 14 PIM in 25 games with St. John’s… Scored two goals Jan. 26 at Portland… Had a goal and an assist Feb. 6 vs. Hartford… Collected two assists Mar. 19 vs. Albany… Registered a season-high seven shots Mar. 30 at Portland… Added 0-5-5 with six PIM in 11 playoff games… 2000-01: Netted 2-24-26 with 30 PIM and was -2 in 73 games with Chicago and Florida… Had 2-3-5 with two PIM in 13 games with Chicago… Tallied 0-21-21 with 28 PIM and was +2 in 60 games with Florida… Was second in Panthers defenceman in assists and power play points (14) and was third in points… Played in 300th career game Mar. 20 at Montreal… Collected his 100th career NHL point with an assist Mar. 17 vs. Toronto… Missed nine games due to a sprained knee (Feb. 24-Mar. 14)…Had a three-game point streak Jan. 27-31 (0-4-4)… 1999-2000: Tallied 3-25-28 with 20 PIM and was +4 in 73 games with Chicago… Set career highs in assists and points… Played his 200th career game Jan. 12 vs. Vancouver… Scored the game-winning goal Mar. 30 vs. Toronto… Had four multi-point games… 1998-99: Had 2-10-12 with 34 PIM and was +5 in 61 games with Detroit… Was traded to Chicago along with Detroit’s first round picks in 1999 and 2001 in exchange for Chris Chelios… Netted 0-8-8 and was +6 in 11 games with the Blackhawks… Had a career-high six game point streak Nov. 16-29 (2-4-6)… Had three multi-assist games… Played in 100th career game Oct. 31 at Dallas… 1997-98: Recorded 7-14-21 with 32 PIM and was +21 in 66 games… Led all rookies in plus/minus rating… Scored his first career NHL goal Nov. 19 vs. NY Islanders… Added 0-5-5 with 16 PIM in 18 playoff games… 1996-97: Had 3-25-28 with 36 PIM in 44 games with Adirondack of the AHL… Added 0-1-1 with four PIM in four playoff games…Played in 23 games with Detroit… Tallied 0-6-6 with 10 PIM and was +5… 1995-96: Netted 6-36-42 with 64 PIM in 75 games with Adirondack… First professional season… Led all Adirondack defencemen and finished sixth overall on the team in points… Had two PIM in his NHL debut Apr. 14 at Dallas… Played in three playoff contests for the Red Wings… 1994-95: Had 3-6-9 with 54 PIM in 39 games with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League… Tallied 3-7-10 with 10 PIM in seven games for Sweden at the World Junior Championships… Was named First Team All-Star at the tournament… Led Sweden in scoring… 1993-94: Registered 1-2-3 with 34 PIM in three games with MoDo of the Swedish Junior Elite League… Had 2-8-10 with 42 PIM in 38 games with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League… Helped Sweden win the silver medal at the World Junior Championships… Had 1-3-4 with 10 PIM in seven games… 1992-93: Tallied 5-3-8 with 14 PIM in 10 games with MoDo (Sweden Jr.)… Added 0-2-2 with two PIM in 20 games with MoDo (Swedish Elite).