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Andreas Athanasiou | Winger | #72

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/6/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 192
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 4 (110) / DET

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Andreas Athanasiou picked up his first NHL assist on Saturday against the New York Islanders.
He had a helper on Tomas Tatar's second-period goal in a 5-1 win for the Red Wings. Athanasiou didn't register a point versus Florida on Monday night and he was limited to just 5:50 of ice time. Feb 9 - 10:03 AM

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Andreas Athanasiou is projected to play with Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist.

"We think we can really have an identity of being an extremely fast team," coach Jeff Blashill said. "When you go (Darren) Helm, Athanasiou, (Dylan) Larkin — it's just a team that can have a lot of team speed." Athanasiou is excited for the opportunity and he feels the trio can generate plenty of offense.
Feb 6 - 10:01 AM

Andreas Athanasiou has been promoted by the Detroit Red Wings.

Athanasiou has a goal in six games this season. He has eight goals and 16 points in 26 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 5 - 1:47 PM

Andreas Athanasiou has been sent to the minors.

Athanasiou has a goal in six games with Detroit this season. It wouldn't be shocking to see the 21-year-old make another appearance in the NHL before the campaign is over.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 06:40:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou scored the only goal in Detroit's 1-0 win over Washington on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old made his NHL debut in Sunday's game against Dallas. He picked up his first career goal in just his second game. Athanasiou was Detroit's fourth round pick, 110th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He finished the game with three shots on goal and a plus-1 rating in just under nine minutes of action. Don't expect him to put up a ton of points this year.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 11:22:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou made his NHL debut Sunday against Dallas.

He registered two hits, one block and won four of his eight faceoffs in 9:36 of ice time. "We felt we needed speed down in the bottom six (forwards) and he could really help," coach Jeff Blashill said. "AA doesn't need a top-six role to score because he has such a lethal weapon with his speed."
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 09:57:00 AM

The Red Wings have recalled forward Andreas Athanasiou as defender Kyle Quincey was placed on short-term I/R.

Through 65 games for AHL Grand Rapids, Athanasiou has posted 18 goals and 37 points. Which doesn't inspire one to pick up the 21-year-old forward.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 12:51:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou increased his chances of sticking with the Detroit Red Wings Wednesday night by scoring two goals and adding an assist in his team's 7-2 preseason slaughter of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Anthony Mantha also made a good impression with a late goal and two assists for the winners. Dylan Larkin, Brendan Smith, Riley Shean and Justin Abdelkader recorded the other Detroit goals. Scoring for Pittsburgh were Daniel Sprong and Beau Bennett, both on power plays. The Penguins were playing their third game in as many nights. Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek made 36 saves. Jeff Zatkoff had 15 saves for the Penguins.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 10:58:00 PM

Although Andreas Athanasiou had a solid season in the minors, a broken jaw followed by a bad case of the flu caused him to finish 20 pounds lighter than when he started the season.

Athanasiou's goal is to regain his lost weight over the summer, which would mean going into the 2015-16 campaign at 195 pounds. He had 16 goals and 32 points in 55 AHL contests last season.
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 10:07:00 AM

Detroit signed Andreas Athanasiou to a three-year, entry-level contract on Wednesday.

He has recorded nine goals and 26 points in 22 games this season for the Barrie Colts of the OHL. The Red Wings chose him in the fourth round of the 2012 draft.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 10:49:00 AM

Andreas Athanasiou has tallied three goals in two games for Detroit in the Prospects Tournament in Traverse City.

Martin Frk, Riley Sheahan, Teemu Pulkkinen also scored for the Wings in a 4-2 win over Dallas on Friday night. Athanasiou was selected by Detroit in the fourth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Source: Mlive
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 05:56:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou tallied a goal and two helpers to help Barrie defeat Niagara on Thursday by a score of 4-1.

The 2012 fourth-round draft pick of Detroit has amassed 43 points in 37 contests this year.
Thu, Jan 3, 2013 09:45:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou ended up with the game-winning goal in Barrie's 4-2 win over Windsor.

He spent his first two seasons in the OHL with London and has 26 points in 27 games in his first year with the Colts, Detroit selected him in the fourth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 09:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Dylan Larkin
3Brad Richards
4Darren Helm
5Riley Sheahan
6Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Andreas Athanasiou
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Jakub Kindl
8Alexey Marchenko
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard