Johan Harju

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Johan Harju
Johan Harju AIK-Brynäs 2013-12-15.jpg
Born (1986-05-15) May 15, 1986 (age 30)
Övertorneå, Sweden
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Luleå HF
HC Dynamo Moscow
Tampa Bay Lightning
Brynäs IF
Jokerit
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 167th overall, 2007
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2004–present

Johan Per Harju (born May 15, 1986 in Övertorneå, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing and Captaining Luleå HF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round (167th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

On April 8, 2009, Harju left Helsingin Jokerit of the KHL and signed as a free agent with HC Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1]

On April 6, 2010, the Tampa Bay Lightning signed Harju to a one-year, entry-level contract.[2] He scored his first NHL goal on December 7, 2010 against Miikka Kiprusoff of the Calgary Flames. Following the conclusion of the 2010–11 season, Harju returned to play for Luleå HF.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Luleå HF J20 7 2 0 2 0
2003–04 Luleå HF J20 35 14 12 26 8
2004–05 Luleå HF J20 33 18 13 31 14 7 2 2 4 2
2004–05 Luleå HF SEL 4 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Piteå HC Allsv 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Luleå HF J20 17 14 9 23 4 4 3 1 4 8
2005–06 Luleå HF SEL 39 3 1 4 8 4 0 0 0 20
2006–07 Luleå HF SEL 55 12 10 22 30 4 2 0 2 4
2007–08 Luleå HF SEL 51 20 8 28 55
2008–09 Luleå HF SEL 55 27 22 49 30 5 4 1 5 0
2009–10 HC Dynamo Moscow KHL 55 4 14 18 38 2 1 0 1 8
2010–11 Norfolk Admirals AHL 63 23 30 53 20 6 1 0 1 6
2010–11 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 10 1 2 3 2
2011–12 Luleå HF SEL 53 15 10 25 16 5 1 1 2 0
2012–13 Brynäs IF SEL 55 18 10 28 16 4 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Brynäs IF SHL 55 19 9 28 20 5 2 1 3 2
2014–15 Jokerit KHL 26 3 4 7 8
2014–15 Luleå HF SHL 14 7 5 12 4 9 3 1 4 0
2015–16 Luleå HF SHL 49 11 17 28 16 11 1 5 6 0
2016–17 Luleå HF SHL 52 8 18 26 10 2 0 2 2 0
SHL totals 482 140 110 250 205 49 13 11 24 26
NHL totals 10 1 2 3 2

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Sweden WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 2 2 4 4
2010 Sweden WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 4 1 5 4
Senior totals 18 6 3 9 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 300. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 
  2. ^ "Johan Harju player profile". The Hockey News. 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-04-06. 

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