NHL Hockey

Rickard Rakell
G A Pts
33 18 51
Team: Anaheim Ducks Height: 6-2 Born: 5/5/1993
Position: CWeight: 201 Birthplace: Sundbyberg, Sweden

Latest News
May 20 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST2:11 UAE (+1)18:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell (lower-body injury) sat out Monday as the Ducks were eliminated by the Predators in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals.
Analysis: Rakell had 33 goals and 18 assists in his breakthrough regular season, becoming the first player other than Corey Perry to lead the Ducks in goals since 2010. He had seven goals and six assists in 15 postseason games, including a goal in the overtime victory in Game 4 of the conference finals.
May 19 5:40 AM PT6:40 AM MT7:40 AM CT8:40 AM ET12:40 GMT20:40 5:40 AM MST7:40 AM EST16:40 UAE8:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell had a goal in Game 4 on Thursday.
Analysis: He has a point in three straight games.
May 8 5:46 AM PT6:46 AM MT7:46 AM CT8:46 AM ET12:46 GMT20:46 5:46 AM MST7:46 AM EST16:46 UAE8:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored the lone goal in the Ducks' 7-1 loss to Edmonton in Game 6 on Sunday.
Analysis: He has six goals in the series, and one in four straight contests.
May 6 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET18:04 GMT2:04 11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST22:04 UAE14:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell extended his goal streak to three games with a huge score in Game 5 of the Ducks' Western Conference semifinal series with Edmonton. The Swede tied the contest with 15 seconds in regulation, then assisted on Corey Perry's goal in the second overtime as Anaheim rallied for a 4-3 win.
Analysis: Rakell, who led Anaheim with 33 goals during the regular season, has totaled five goals and four assists in the Ducks' seven victories during this postseason and was kept off the stat sheet in the team's two losses, which came in the first two games of this series.
Apr. 18 9:20 AM PT10:20 AM MT11:20 AM CT12:20 PM ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST20:20 UAE12:20 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell had two assists and finished at a plus-3 in Monday's overtime win at Calgary as the Ducks took a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.
Analysis: Rakell had scored a goal in each of the series' first two games. He entered this series with just five points in 27 postseason games.
Apr. 16 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET20:28 GMT4:28 1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST0:28 UAE (+1)16:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his second goal of the series to help the Ducks to a 3-2 win over Calgary in Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals.
Analysis: The talented forward went through a bit of a dry spell towards the end of the regular season, but he amassed four points over the final two games prior to the playoffs and is clearly back on track. Rakell led the Ducks with a career-high 33 goals during the regular season.
Apr. 7 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST19:23 UAE11:23 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell got back on track by producing a goal and an assist in the Ducks' 4-0 win over Chicago on Thursday.
Analysis: Rakell leads the Ducks with a career-high 33 goals but had gone seven straight games without one before beating Corey Crawford in the third period. The Swede has shown a tendency to score in bunches during this outstanding 2016-17 campaign, something owners should take note of.
Mar. 23 7:37 AM PT8:37 AM MT9:37 AM CT10:37 AM ET14:37 GMT22:37 7:37 AM MST9:37 AM EST18:37 UAE10:37 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his 32nd goal of the season, chipped in an assist and finished at a plus-2 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Rakell has scored 10 goals in his last 12 games and he's riding a six-game point streak during which he has five goals and three assists.
Mar. 18 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST18:57 UAE10:57 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored for the fourth consecutive game Friday, reaching 31 goals for the season.
Analysis: Rakell has now scored as many goals in 60 games this season as he did in his first 192 games, including the playoffs, for the Ducks, with nine goals over the last 10 games.
Mar. 13 8:16 AM PT9:16 AM MT10:16 AM CT11:16 AM ET15:16 GMT23:16 8:16 AM MST10:16 AM EST19:16 UAE11:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his 29th goal in Sunday's 5-2 win over Washington.
Analysis: Rakell has seven goals in eight games. Rakell even has two more goals than Alex Ovechkin, the NHL's six-time Richard Trophy winner and its top goal-scorer in each of the past four seasons.
Mar. 8 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST20:39 UAE11:39 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored the tying goal late in the second period on Tuesday for the Ducks, who have alternated wins and losses for 12 straight games since early February.
Analysis: Rakell leads the Ducks with 27 goals this season.
Mar. 4 10:05 AM PT11:05 AM MT12:05 PM CT1:05 PM ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 AM MST1:05 PM EST22:05 UAE13:05 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored twice, Jonathan Bernier made 37 saves and the Ducks returned from their break with a 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night.
Analysis: Rakell continued his strong play, with four goals in his last three games and 26 on the season. His first goal midway through the first displayed Rakell's growing knack for being in the right place at the right time.
Feb. 23 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE0:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell broke a tie with his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston's four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins on Wednesday night.
Analysis: This snapped a five-game point drought for Rakell.
Feb. 9 6:01 PM PT7:01 PM MT8:01 PM CT9:01 PM ET2:01 GMT10:01 7:01 PM MST9:01 PM EST6:01 UAE (+1)21:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell added to his career high with his 22nd goal and also had an assist Thursday against the Sabres.
Analysis: Six of those goals have come in his last 13 games.
Feb. 1 8:11 AM PT9:11 AM MT10:11 AM CT11:11 AM ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST20:11 UAE11:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his team-leading 21st goal of the season Tuesday and had two penalty minutes.
Analysis: Five of Rakell's goals have come in Anaheim's last nine games.
Jan. 24 7:41 AM PT8:41 AM MT9:41 AM CT10:41 AM ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST19:41 UAE10:41 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell recorded his 20th goal of the season Monday.
Analysis: This matched a career high for Rakell, who scored 20 a season ago.
Jan. 18 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST21:06 UAE12:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored on the power play 54 seconds into overtime to give Anaheim a 2-1 win over the Lightning on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rakell's team-leading 19th goal was his third in four games, two of which have been game-winners.
Jan. 16 5:35 AM PT6:35 AM MT7:35 AM CT8:35 AM ET13:35 GMT21:35 6:35 AM MST8:35 AM EST17:35 UAE8:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Playing in his 200th NHL game, Rakell recorded his 18th goal of the season.
Analysis: He is two shy of tying his career high.
Jan. 13 7:53 AM PT8:53 AM MT9:53 AM CT10:53 AM ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST19:53 UAE10:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell broke out of his slump with a goal and an assist Thursday.
Analysis: Rakell had gone five straight games without a point. He shares the team lead with 17 goals.
Dec. 17 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)22:14 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell had his second multi-goal game of the season with a pair in Saturday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Since a three-game drought in early November, Rakell has 10 goals in his last 13 games.
Dec. 15 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST6:20 UAE (+1)21:20 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored the deciding goal in the Ducks' 4-3 victory over Boston on Thursday and added an assist earlier in the game.
Analysis: The forward extended his point streak to five games, and he's now scored eight times in his last 12 while recording at least one point in 11 of his past 13 contests.
Dec. 4 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET3:59 GMT11:59 8:59 PM MST10:59 PM EST7:59 UAE (+1)22:59 ETNaN:� BRT - The Ducks will have Rakell back in the lineup for Friday's game against San Jose.
Analysis: The hot-starting forward returns from a two-game absence caused by a lower-body injury. Rakell had scored in six of eight games prior to being sidelined and has put up 10 goals in just 16 contests this season.
Nov. 30 8:24 AM PT9:24 AM MT10:24 AM CT11:24 AM ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST20:24 UAE11:24 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored for the Ducks in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: Rakell has been on a scoring spree since being called up from the minors, tallying nine goals and four assists in 14 games. He has five goals in his last six and his nine goals in November tie him for third in the NHL.
Nov. 18 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST20:55 UAE11:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his fifth goal of the season Thursday.
Analysis: Rakell has nine points in his nine games since signing a six-year contract worth $22.8 million on Oct. 14.
Nov. 10 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST20:28 UAE11:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored his fourth goal of the season Wednesday to tie for the Ducks' lead.
Analysis: All of Rakell's goals have come in just five games following a holdout and appendictis.
Nov. 5 5:35 AM PT6:35 AM MT7:35 AM CT8:35 AM ET12:35 GMT20:35 5:35 AM MST7:35 AM EST16:35 UAE8:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell had two goals and an assist as the Ducks beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Friday night.
Analysis: Rakell picked up his second three-point game in three games since agreeing to a new long-term contract Oct. 14. Rakell has shown no ill effects since returning to the ice, though he thinks his timing and ability to be consistently strong on the puck are lacking.
Nov. 2 12:13 PM PT1:13 PM MT2:13 PM CT3:13 PM ET19:13 GMT3:13 12:13 PM MST2:13 PM EST23:13 UAE15:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Rakell scored a goal and recorded two assists in his season debut as the Ducks crushed the Kings 4-0 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rakell missed training camp and the first nine regular-season games while holding out for a new contract and recovering from surgery related to appendicitis. "I started feeling more comfortable the longer the game went on," Rakell said Tuesday.
Oct. 14 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET18:54 GMT2:54 11:54 AM MST1:54 PM EST22:54 UAE14:54 ET15:54 BRT - Rakell's contract impasse with the Ducks came to an end when the two sides agreed on a six-year, $22.8 million contract Friday.
Analysis: A restricted free agent, Rakell earned the pay raise by posting 20 goals and 23 assists over 72 games in a breakout 2015-16 campaign for the Pacific Division champion Ducks. It's unclear if the 23-year-old will immediately slot into the lineup after missing all of training camp as well as the World Cup due to an unspecified illness.
June 27 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST2:40 UAE (+1)18:40 ET19:40 BRT - The Anaheim Ducks have issued qualifying offers to defenseman Hampus Lindholm and forwards Rakell and Stefan Noesen.
Analysis: Rakell broke through last season with 20 goals and 23 assists, ranking fourth on the team in scoring.

Career Regular Season Stats

Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2012-13 Anh 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.00
2013-14 Anh 18 0 4 4 -3 2 0 0 0 22 0.00
2014-15 Anh 71 9 22 31 6 10 2 0 1 105 8.57
2015-16 Anh 72 20 23 43 -1 19 4 0 7 169 11.83
2016-17 Anh 71 33 18 51 10 12 5 0 10 177 18.64
Career 236 62 67 129 10 43 11 0 18 476 13.03

Career Postseason Stats

Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2013-14 Anh 4 1 1 2 -2 0 1 0 0 2 50.00
2014-15 Anh 16 1 0 1 -2 2 0 0 1 20 5.00
2015-16 Anh 7 1 1 2 -4 0 0 0 0 13 7.69
2016-17 Anh 15 7 6 13 13 0 0 0 0 48 14.58
Career 42 10 8 18 5 2 1 0 1 83 12.05

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