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Andreas Athanasiou | Winger | #72

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/6/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 188
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 4 (110) / DET
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Andreas Athanasiou wants to be "as dominant as possible" in 2017-18.
"You learn so much playing in this league," Athanasiou said. "I just try to do the best I can and play within my game and not try to do too much. Coming into next season, I'm going to keep a mind-set of wanting to get better. Speed is part of my game. When I get those opportunities, I know I can either get a good scoring chance or change the momentum. It definitely can swing momentum." He finished second on the team with 18 goals this past season and will likely be a key offensive player for the Red Wings next year. Apr 19 - 10:09 AM

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Andreas Athanasiou (upper body) won't play in Sunday's finale against the Devils.

His season closes with 18 goals and 29 points in 64 games.
Apr 9 - 4:33 PM

Andreas Athanasiou (upper body) won't be available on Saturday.

It remains to be seen if Athanasiou will play in Detroit's season finale on Sunday. He has 18 goals and 29 points in 64 games this season.
Apr 7 - 12:12 PM

Andreas Athanasiou is dealing with lingering pain from the cross-check from behind he received from Carolina's Victor Rask back on March 27.

He missed one game with an upper-body injury afterward, but it's unclear if he be available to play on Saturday against Montreal after he skipped Thursday's practice. If Athanasiou can't dress then Matt Lorito will be called up from the minors.
Apr 7 - 8:48 AM

Andreas Athanasiou is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

Athanasiou wasn't on the ice for Thursday's practice as a result. He's considered doubtful for Saturday's contest.
Apr 6 - 11:47 AM

Andreas Athanasiou was sporting a facial shield on Monday night.

He was struck in the face by a stick Saturday against Toronto. Athanasiou's tooth was chipped and he required some stitches. He will need some dental work eventually too.
Apr 4 - 10:03 AM

Andreas Athanasiou will return after missing one game on Thursday against Tampa Bay.

He'll skate with Dylan Larkin and Justin Abdelkader. Athanasiou has 18 goals and 29 points in 60 contests this season, with 13 goals and 22 points coming in the 2017 portion of the calendar.
Mar 30 - 7:11 PM

Andreas Athanasiou (upper body) is a game-time decision on Thursday.

Athanasiou was hurt while scoring his overtime goal on Monday. He has 18 goals and 29 points in 60 contests this season.
Mar 30 - 12:49 PM

Andreas Athanasiou is considered day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Athanasiou was injured on his overtime goal against Detroit on Monday after he was cross-checked. Detroit has just six games left this season and it's unclear how many of those he'll be able to play in.
Mar 29 - 6:19 PM

Andreas Athanasiou will not play in Tuesday's game against Carolina due to an upper-body injury.

Ben Street will take his place. Athanasious was injured on his overtime goal against Detroit on Monday after he was cross-checked. The 22-year-old has 18 goals and 29 points in 60 games this season.
Mar 28 - 6:38 PM

For the second consecutive game, Detroit's Andreas Athanasiou scored an overtime goal.

The Red Wings' forward notched his 18th goal of the season Monday night to give Detroit a 4-3 victory over the Hurricanes in Carolina. Athanasiou got the game-winning goal Sunday in the Wings' 3-2 OT win against the Minnesota Wild. Athanasiou also picked up an assist Monday on the second of Anthony Mantha's two goals. Mantha netted back-to-back goals in the second period, giving him 18 on the season. Tomas Tatar also scored for the Wings, his 23rd. Gustav Nyquist picked up two assists, his 31st and 32nd.
Mar 27 - 10:16 PM

Andreas Athanasiou scored the game-winning goal in Detroit's 3-2 overtime win against Minnesota Sunday afternoon.

It was Athanasiou's 17th goal and 27th point in 59 games this season. Mike Green and Tomas Tatar accounted for the Red Wings' other two goals. Gustav Nyquist registered a pair of assists for Detroit.
Mar 26 - 3:20 PM

Andreas Athanasiou now has points in four of his last five games, thanks to the assist he picked up in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche.

He has two goals and five points over that span as well. For the season the phenom has 16 goals and 26 points in 55 games.
Mar 18 - 4:37 PM

Andreas Athanasiou scored the only Red Wings goal as they lost a 3-1 contest to the Avalanche Wednesday night.

Athanasiou got the scoring started at the 5:09 mark of the first. His goal gave the Wings the lead for more than half the game before Matt Duchene tied them at 12:08 in the second. Two more unanswered Avalanche goals came in the third. This was only Athanasiou’s second goal and fourth point in his last 12 games.
Mar 16 - 12:14 AM

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Darren Helm
4Tyler Bertuzzi
5Matt Lorito
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Justin Abdelkader
4Evgeny Svechnikov
5Martin Frk
6Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Trevor Daley
4Xavier Ouellet
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Niklas Kronwall
7Ryan Sproul
8Nick Jensen
9Luke Witkowski
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek