|Born||February 7, 1986,|
|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Djurgårdens IF (SEL)
Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
Brynäs IF (SEL)
HC Davos (NLA)
Rögle BK (SEL)
|NHL Draft||31st overall, 2004|
Johannes Salmonsson (born 7 February 1986 in Uppsala) is a Swedish ice hockey player (left wing) currently playing in AIK Hockey of the Elitserien. Salmonsson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins organization in the 2nd round, 31st overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. His youth team was Almtuna IS.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Salmonsson began his professional career during the 2003–04 season with Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Elitserien. He then moved to North America after two seasons with Djurgården to play one season with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League during the 2005–06 season. The following year, Salmonsson went back to Sweden, signing as a free agent, to play for Brynäs. During his second season with Brynäs he was moved to Rögle, a minor professional league.
International play[edit | edit source]
Salmonsson has played for the Swedish national junior team at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships on three occasions, in 2003–04, 2004–05, and 2005–06. At those tournaments Salmonsson played in 17 games and scored 13 points (7 goals, 3 assists).
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Johannes Salmonsson Official Player Page: Career Stats. Pittsburgh Penguins. Retrieved on 2012-03-07.
- Prospect Johannes Salmonsson Player Profile. Hockey's Future. Retrieved on 2008-10-08.
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- Johannes Salmonsson's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Johannes Salmonsson's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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