Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
Rickard Rakell
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RickardRakell
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 192
BIRTHDATE: 05/05/1993
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Sundbyberg, SWE
DRAFTED: ANA: 2011-30 overall
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…earned silver with Sweden at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship, ranking fourth among all tournament leaders in assists (0-6=6)…led Sweden in assists  and co-led in scoring…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…won gold with Team Sweden at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship, scoring 2-3=5 points in six games…signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, July 2, 2012…made his OHL debut with Plymouth in 2010-11, collecting 19-24=43 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…was the youngest player to represent Team Sweden at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, NY…appeared in five games during the tournament, recording 0-3=3 points with two PIM…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.