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Anders Eriksson
Anders Eriksson
Defenseman
(AND-uhrs, AIR-ihk-suhn)
Number: 8
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 9, 1975
Birthplace: Bollnas, Sweden
Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 1, 2006.
Drafted: DET / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (22nd overall)

•  Registered one assist on Tuesday at Buffalo

•  Recorded his first point as a Ranger with a power play assist on Apr. 2 at Tampa Bay

•  Logged 14:08 of icetime while making his Rangers debut on Mar. 27 at Toronto

•  Registered three assists in eight games with Hartford after being acquired by the Rangers on Mar. 3

•  Has tallied one goal and six assists, along with six penalty minutes and a plus-two rating in 18 AHL games with the San Antonio Rampage and Hartford this season

•  Has also recorded three assists in 12 games with the Phoenix Coyotes this season, after signing with the Coyotes as an unrestricted free agent on Dec. 21

•  Tallied three assists and a plus-two rating in his first seven games with Phoenix, from Dec. 21 vs. Columbus to Jan. 5 at Edmonton



2006-07 SEASON HIGHS: MIN---29:09, Dec. 14 at Phoenix SHOTS---6, Jan. 18 at Nashville GOALS---0 ASSISTS---2, Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa POINTS---2, Dec. 10 vs. Ottawa PLUS/MINUS---3, Mar. 17 at Los Angeles G STREAK---0 A STREAK---4 games, Dec. 10-16 P STREAK---4 games, Dec. 10-16 (0-5-5) PIM---4 (4x), MR-Feb. 6 vs. Phoenix GAMES MISSED DUE TO INURY---1 2006-07: Had 0-23-23 with 46 penalty minutes and was +12 in 79 games… Led the club in plus/minus rating… Became the franchise's 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 multi-point 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. NOTABLE: Had 2-8-10, 10 PIM, +9 in 17 games with Magnitogorsk (Russia) and 1-8-9, 10 PIM, Even in 12 games with Springfield (AHL) in 2005-06… Had 1-9-10, 54 PIM in 32 games with HV71 (Sweden) in 2004-05… Led CBJ defensemen with 7-20-27 in 66 games in 2003-04… Spent three seasons in Detroit system… Won Stanley Cup in 1998… Has tallied 20 or more points 5 times during NHL career, including a career-high 3-25-28 in 73 games with Chicago in 1999-00… Detroit's 1st pick, 22nd overall, in 1993 Entry Draft. NHL CAREER Single-Game Highs: ---G=2 (Feb. 2, 2004 at Phoenix), A=2 (11x, Dec. 10, 2006 vs. Ottawa), PTS=2 (19x, Dec. 10, 2006 vs. Ottawa) NHL CAREER Single-Season Highs: ---G=7 (1997-98 and 2003-04), A=25 (1999-00), PTS=28 (1999-00) Multi-Goal Games: 1---Feb. 2, 2004 at Phoenix Hat Tricks: 0 Multi-Point Games: 19---Dec. 10, 2006 vs. Ottawa (2a)

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