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Andreas Athanasiou | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/6/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 192

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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. Sep 30 - 10:58 PM

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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.
Jul 6 - 10:07 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

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4Darren Helm
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6Luke Glendening
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2Petr Mrazek