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Andreas Athanasiou | Winger | #72

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/6/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 192
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 4 (110) / DET

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Andrea Athanasiou lit the lamp once again during Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Wild.
Athanasiou now has three goals over his last three games, giving him 14 goals and 19 points through 41 games thus far. Feb 12 - 6:39 PM

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Andreas Athanasiou scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Both of Athanasiou's goals came in the first period, and they were scored less than three minutes apart. His first marker tied the game at one, while his second gave the Wings their only lead of the game. Athanasiou has 13 goals and five assists in 39 games this season. Henrik Zetterberg also scored for Detroit.
Feb 9 - 11:05 PM

Andreas Athanasiou has scored five goals in the last seven games.

He scored on his only shot on goal in Wednesday's 6-5 shootout win over Boston. Athanasiou has amassed eight points during his recent hot streak. The 22-year-old speedster has been playing well with Thomas Vanek and Frans Nielsen.
Jan 19 - 8:28 AM

Andreas Athanasiou extended his goal streak to three games in Tuesday's 4-3 OT loss to the Blackhawks.

The Wings found themselves down 2-0 in the second period when Athanasiou found the back of the net. The Wings then tied the game twice in regulation before falling in the extra frame. Not only has Athanasiou scored in three straight, he's also picked up an impressive six points during that span. The 22-year-old has right goals and 13 points in 26 games. Tomas Tatar and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings.
Jan 10 - 11:28 PM

Andreas Athanasiou's two-point output wasn't enough for the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday as they fell 6-3 to the San Jose Sharks.

He scored a goal and an assist with a +2 rating on four SOG. This makes for a hot streak, as he scored a goal and two assists in his last game. He isn't getting a ton of ice time (less than 15 minutes TOI in these past two games), but he's making the most of his reps.
Jan 8 - 1:33 AM

Andreas Athanasiou scored and picked up two assists to lead the Red Wings past the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 on Thursday.

It was his first goal in seven games and he nearly had two, missing a chance late in the game. He has six to go with four assists for 10 points in 24 games. Thomas Vanek scored twice and Anthony Mantha scored the other goal.
Jan 6 - 2:09 AM

Andreas Athanasiou will tag in for Tomas Jurco against the Kings on Thursday.

Through 23 games so far this season Athansaiou has posted five goals with 12 points and a shooting percentage of 12.5%. Not too shabby for the 22-year-old.
Jan 5 - 8:44 PM

Andreas Athanasiou was benched in Thursday's 3-2 OT win against Ottawa.

He did not see the ice in the third period. Red Wings bench boss Jeff Blashill said afterward that it was a "coach's decision" and didn't elaborate further. Anthanasiou had a minus-2 rating and two shots in 5:13 of playing time.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 08:48:00 AM

Andreas Athanasiou scored in Detroit's 4-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.

Athanasiou tied the game at one with his goal at the 16:12 mark of the opening period. Unfortunately for Detroit, they gave up three unanswered goals the rest of the way. This was Athanasiou's first goal since coming back from a knee injury that cost him 12 games between Nov. 12 and Dec. 6. He has five goals and one assist in 16 games.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 11:05:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou is slated to be eased back into the lineup on Friday in his return from a knee injury.

That could mean that he is projected for fourth-line duty, so Drew Miller or Steve Ott could be scratched against Columbus. Athanasiou has been absent for the last four weeks because of a sprained knee.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 08:05:00 AM

Andreas Athanasiou (knee) has been activated from the injured reserve list.

Athanasiou has four goals and five points in 13 games this season. He last played on Nov. 10 and should be back on Friday.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 03:10:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou (knee) may be ready to take part in a full practice Thursday.

If he can do that then a return during Detroit's upcoming homestand is a possibility. Athanasiou has been sidelined since Nov. 10 because of a sprained knee.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 08:00:00 AM

The Red Wings transferred Andreas Athanasiou (knee) to LTIR on Saturday.

That's tough news for the team and the youngster, who had picked up two of his four goals over the last five games. Through 13 games he has five points. He is considered week-to-week.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 02:31:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou (knee) has been doing some skating recently with strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar.

"It's getting better every day," said Athanasiou, who has been skating for the last five days. "Starting to feel really good. Just trying to improve something every day with mobility. But it feels strong and it feels like it's getting back up to par." He is encouraged by his progress, but he doesn't want to come back too early like he did last year when he had the same injury.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 07:40:00 AM

Andreas Athanasiou (knee) will be sidelined for at least two more weeks.

He sustained a sprained knee last Thursday against Vancouver.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 04:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Anthony Mantha
4Steve Ott
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Gustav Nyquist
3Andreas Athanasiou
4Justin Abdelkader
5Riley Sheahan
6Tomas Jurco
7Johan Franzen
8Joe Vitale
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Xavier Ouellet
5Brendan Smith
6Niklas Kronwall
7Ryan Sproul
8Nick Jensen
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard
3Jared Coreau