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John Persson  #56

New York Islanders  Left Wing
NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: May 18, 1992  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ostersund, Sweden
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: NYI / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (125th overall)    Prospect Bio
- Recalled from Bridgeport and made his NHL debut on Mar. 27 at Tampa Bay
- Scored his first NHL goal on Apr. 5 vs. Washington
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