European Skater
Sweden
Marcus
Johansson
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 189
LAST CLUB TEAM: Farjestad, SWEDEN
BIRTHDATE: October 6, 1990
MID RANK: 6
HOMETOWN:
FINAL RANK: 8
BORN IN: Landskrona, SWE
• As a member of Farjestad in 2008-09, Johansson recorded 10 points (5-5-10) in 45 games in the Swedish Elite League. He gained valuable experience as an 18-year-old, helping his club win the Swedish championship.

• As a member of Team Sweden at the 2009 World Junior Championships, he scored two goals (2-0-2) in six games, winning a silver medal. He also represented his country at the 2007 Under-18 World Championships (bronze) and the 2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament (gold).

• His uncle, Gunnar Johansson, played and coached Farjestad BK and his brother, Martin, also plays in the Swedish Elite League. Martin, born in 1987, played for Team Sweden at the 2007 World Junior Championships.

• He began skating before he was three, following in the footsteps of his older brother. Johansson’s biggest career influences are his father, for always pushing him and his brother for inspiring him to be better.

• His most memorable hockey moment was winning the Under-18 Swedish Championships with Farjestad’s BK in 2006-07.

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FAVORITES

NHL Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg
Shootout Move: “Nothing special, depends on the goalie”
Movie: The Green Mile, American Gangster
TV Show: Friends
Video Game: Playstation 3, NHL ’08
Music Artist or Group: Akon, Lars Winnerback, Metallica
Website: Youtube.com
Pump-up Song: Metallica songs
Pre-game meal: Pasta and meatballs