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Islanders Recall Persson

2011 Draft Pick Earns First NHL Call Up

Thursday, 03.27.2014 / 3:40 PM / News
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Islanders Recall Persson
2011 Draft Pick Earns First NHL Call Up

The New York Islanders announced today that forward John Persson has been recalled under emergency conditions from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.

Persson, 21, has 16 points (12 goals, four assists) in 43 games with the Sound Tigers this season. The Ostersund, Sweden, native’s 12 goals and seven power-play goals lead all active Sound Tigers.

The Islanders selected Persson in the fifth round (125th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. In 120 career AHL games with Bridgeport, Persson has 33 goals and 20 assists.

Persson made his professional debut at the end of the 2011-12 season, after completing a three-year junior career with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League. In 200 career games with Red Deer, Persson scored 130 points (63 goals, 67 assists).

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 49 32 14 3 130 111 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 50 28 14 8 145 129 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 50 25 15 10 147 129 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 49 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 49 9 25 15 34
B. Nelson 49 15 16 5 31
F. Nielsen 49 9 18 4 27
J. Boychuk 39 4 21 15 25
J. Bailey 37 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 49 7 14 13 21
N. Kulemin 49 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 43 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 6 0 .865 3.43

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