Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
Rickard Rakell
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 05/05/1993
AGE: 23
DRAFTED: ANA: 2011-30 overall
2014-15: Appeared in his third season with Anaheim, scoring 9-22=31 points with a +6 rating and 10 PIM in 71 games…set career bests in goals, assists, points, plus/minus, shots (105) and appearances…ranked tied for ninth among NHL rookies in assists and eighth in power-play points (2-7=9)…scored his first career GWG in a 3-1 Anaheim win on Mar. 4 vs. MTL…also collected his two career PPG on Jan. 11 vs. WPG and Jan. 30 vs. CHI…tied a franchise single-game rookie record for points (2-2=4) in a 5-4 win on Jan. 11 vs. WPG…matched a club record originally established by Stanislav Chistov on Oct. 10, 2002 @ STL and tied by Ryan Getzlaf on Mar. 24, 2006 vs. NSH…logged a regular-season career-best 17:45 TOI in a 4-3 shootout win, Feb. 23 vs. DET…posted a career-high point/assist streak (0-3=3), Feb. 18-21…scored his first career regular-season goal in a 3-2 overtime win, Dec. 22 vs. SJ…also played two games with Norfolk (AHL) from Dec. 2-5, earning 1-3=4 points with a +3 rating…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 16 of Anaheim’s postseason games, scoring one goal (1-0=1) with two PIM…logged a career-high 19:16 TOI in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final, May 19 vs. CHI…became the youngest player in franchise history to score a playoff OT goal at 21 years and 350 days, clinching Anaheim's 5-4 win at 5:12 of OT in Game 3 of the First Round on Apr. 20 @ WPG.

CAREER: Signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, July 2, 2012…2013-14: Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut with the Ducks, scoring 1-1=2 points in four postseason games…scored his first career NHL goal (Lehtonen) in Game 5 of the First Round on Apr. 25 vs. DAL…earned his first career postseason assist in Game 6 of the First Round on Apr. 27 @ DAL…made his postseason debut in Game 4 of the First Round, Apr. 23 @ DAL…appeared in 18 regular-season games with Anaheim, recording 0-4=4 points with two PIM…posted his first career point streak (two games, 0-2=2) from Apr. 4-6…his second career assist came on Matt Beleskey’s GWG in a 5-1 victory, Mar. 29 @ VAN…recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on Andrew Cogliano’s third-period goal in a 6-2 win, Nov. 8 vs. BUF…made his NHL season debut on Nov. 4 @ NYR, logging 14:02 TOI…began the season with Norfolk, scoring 14-23=37 points with a +7 rating and 12 PIM in 46 games…at the time of his final recall on Mar. 20, ranked third on Norfolk in points (37), second in assists (23) and PPG (8), and tied for third in goals (14)…posted an AHL season-high nine-game point streak (3-9=12), Dec. 19-Jan. 10…2012-13: Made his NHL debut with Anaheim in 2012-13, going scoreless while averaging 8:57 TOI…was a member of Anaheim’s season-opening roster and debuted on Jan. 19 @ VAN, logging 9:49 TOI…made three additional appearances with the Ducks before being reassigned to Plymouth (OHL) on Feb. 13…scored 21-23=44 points with a career-high +19 rating in 40 games with Plymouth…ranked fourth among team leaders in points-per-game (1.10) and second in SHG (2)…was named OHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 24, scoring 6-3=9 points with a +6 rating in four games…scored his second career OHL hat trick in a 9-1 win, Feb. 22 vs. Windsor…added 6-9=15 points in 15 OHL Playoff games, ranking fourth on the Whalers in playoff assists and fifth in playoff scoring…following Plymouth’s season, was recalled by Anaheim on Apr. 28 but did not appear in the Stanley Cup Playoffs…2011-12: Appeared in his second season with Plymouth in 2011-12, scoring 28-34=62 points with a +9 rating and 12 PIM in 60 games…finished second among team leaders in points-per-game (1.03), fourth in goals, PPG (8) and assists, and tied for fourth in scoring…recorded a career-high 13-game scoring streak from Nov. 5-Dec. 3, earning 10-11=21 points…also appeared in 13 OHL Playoff games, scoring 2-10=12 points…led Plymouth in playoff assists and ranked third in scoring…2010-11: Made his OHL debut with Plymouth in 2010-11, collecting 20-25=45 points with a +14 rating and 12 PIM in 49 games…led the team with 10 PPG, ranked third in points-per game (.92), and tied for fifth in goals and plus/minus...finished 11th among OHL rookies in scoring…netted his first career OHL hat trick on Jan. 15 vs. Sarnia, leading Plymouth to an 8-2 victory…Miscellaneous: Represented Sweden at three consecutive World Junior Championships, winning gold in 2012 and silver in 2013…ranked fourth among 2013 tournament leaders in assists (0-6=6), while also leading Sweden in assists and co-leading in scoring…in 2012, scored 2-3=5 points in six games…was the youngest player to represent Sweden at the 2011 tournament, recording 0-3=3 points in five games…in 2009-10, split time with Stockholm’s AIK U-18 and U-20 teams, recording 28-17=45 points with 20 PIM…added 3-2=5 points in five playoff games.

PERSONAL: Grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, where he spent his past summer…grew up admiring Peter Forsberg… favorite moment of his hockey career was winning the gold medal at the 2012 World Junior Championship with Team Sweden…enjoys watching “Hard Knocks” on TV…loves playing ping pong…Twitter: @RickyRakell93…Instagram: @RickardRakell.