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John Persson | Winger

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (21) / 5/18/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
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John Persson scored his first NHL goal on Saturday.
It was the fifth NHL game for Persson who was selected in the fifth round of the 2011 Draft. "It's a great feeling, that's for sure," Persson said. "I wish we had come out on top, but we played a strong game. The effort was there." He had 17 goals and 29 points in 65 games with Bridgeport of the AHL this season so do not regard him as having any fantasy value. Apr 6 - 8:25 AM

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The New York Islanders have called up John Persson.

He's up with the big club on an emergency basis. He has generated 12 goals and four assists in 43 games with AHL Bridgeport this season.
Mar 27 - 4:27 PM

John Persson didn't make the Islanders' opening game roster.

Persson will report to AHL Bridgeport. He had 17 goals and 29 points in 65 games with Bridgeport in 2012-13.
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 03:09:00 PM

The New York Islanders signed prospect John Persson to a three-year, entry-level contract on Tuesday.

He amassed 23 goals and 58 points in 70 contests with the WHL's Red Deer Rebels in 2011-12. Persson concluded the year with the Islanders' AHL affiliate, where he produced four goals and four assists in 12 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. New York selected him in the fifth round of the 2011 draft.
Thu, May 31, 2012 03:25:00 PM

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