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#23 Andreas Athanasiou, C


Position: C
Date of Birth: 08/06/1994
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 200 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: London, Ontario
Drafted: Detroit's 3rd choice, 110th overall, in 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2013-14 Barrie (OHL)



News Stories/Articles/Multimedia:

Andreas Athanasiou - Prospects Camp 2014 - GriffVision - July 9, 2014
Speedy Ascent - - May 6, 2014


First season as a Griffin…First year pro…Signed to an amateur tryout, 5/17/13...Released, 5/31/13...Reassigned from Barrie (OHL) by Detroit, 4/15/14...Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/14.
Personal: Lives in Woodbridge, Ontario…Has three siblings…Best friend in hockey is Dillon Duprey…Greatest hockey memory is signing with the Detroit Red Wings…Began playing hockey at the age of four as a forward…Hockey nicknames are AA, Double A and Ace…Hockey idol as a youth was Pavel Bure…Greatest influence on his hockey career is his family because they have supported him every step of the way…Plans on becoming a pilot after his playing career…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome is the passing of his friend Chase McEachern…Favorite charitable causes are breast cancer awareness and the Chase McEachern Foundation...Most exciting place he’s visited is the Red Rock Mountains in Las Vegas…Most interesting fact about him is that he was in skates at eight months old…If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be an astronaut…Played basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, track and field and cross country growing up…Favorite food is his mom’s lasagna…Favorite music artist is Eminem…Favorite movie is Grind…Favorite TV show is Phineas and Ferb…Favorite website is…Favorite vacation spot is Greece…Favorite college sports team is the Michigan Wolverines…Enjoys watching baseball and tennis…Enjoys hiking, movies and running.

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Toronto Titans GTHL 56 24 34 58 32 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 London OHL 57 11 11 22 21 6 0 0 0 0
2011-12 London OHL 63 22 15 37 22 11 1 4 5 0
2012-13 Barrie OHL 66 29 38 67 30 22 12 13 25 11



2014-15 Roster »
30 Tom McCollum G
34 Petr Mrazek G
3 Alexey Marchenko D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
5 Mattias Backman D
7 Ryan Sproul D
14 Nick Jensen D
16 Xavier Ouellet D
42 Richard Nedomlel D
44 Brennan Evans D
6 Teemu Pulkkinen RW
9 Mark Zengerle C
10 Jeff Hoggan LW
12 Kevin Porter C
15 Mitch Callahan LW
17 Colin Campbell RW
19 Tomas Nosek C
21 Andy Miele C
22 Louis-Marc Aubry C
23 Andreas Athanasiou C
27 Martin Frk RW
29 Landon Ferraro RW
32 Alden Hirschfeld C
55 Chris Bruton LW

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