May 18, 1992 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)|
New York Islanders District 5 Hockey Club
|NHL Draft||125th overall, 2011
New York Islanders
John Persson (born May 18, 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for Färjestad BK in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Persson was selected by the Islanders in the 5th round (125th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Persson played three seasons (2009–2012) of major junior hockey with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League (WHL), scoring 63 goals and 67 assists for 130 points, while earning 102 penalty minutes, in 200 games played.
On May 6, 2015, Persson opted to end his North American tenure within the Islanders organization and signed a two-year contract with Färjestad BK, re-uniting him with his brother Johan, of the SHL.
|2009–10||Red Deer Rebels||WHL||62||7||4||11||12||2||0||0||0||2|
|2010–11||Red Deer Rebels||WHL||68||33||28||61||34||9||2||3||5||4|
|2011–12||Red Deer Rebels||WHL||70||23||35||58||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||12||4||4||8||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||65||17||12||29||25||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||46||12||4||16||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||New York Islanders||NHL||10||1||0||1||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||54||11||10||21||28||—||—||—||—||—|
- John Persson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- John Persson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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