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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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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

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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

Andreas Athanasiou is dealing with a knee sprain.

Athanasiou is expected to miss a week or two as a result. He's been moved to the injured reserve list and that's allowed Detroit to summon Anthony Mantha.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 01:29:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Athanasiou also scored the winner in the shootout. His goal at the 11:11 mark of the third period tied the game at two. The 22-year-old has four goals and one assist in 12 games this season. Two of his four goals have come against the Flyers this season.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 10:45:00 PM

Andreas Athanasiou scored in Wednesday's 4-3 OT loss to Philadelphia.

He gave the Red Wings a 2-0 lead in the first period just 16 seconds after Dylan Larkin opened the scoring, but the Flyers battled back. Athanasiou has three goals and one assist in nine games this year.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 09:56:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Anthony Mantha
4Steve Ott
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Thomas Vanek
4Riley Sheahan
5Andreas Athanasiou
6Tomas Jurco
7Joe Vitale
8Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Brendan Smith
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Xavier Ouellet
7Alexey Marchenko
8Ryan Sproul
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard
3Jared Coreau