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Sweden Niklas Persson
#23 Mjölby HC / Division 2 - 18/19
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Last added: Jeff Sauve
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Joe Whitney 37 21 24 45
2. Jason Akeson 38 12 33 45
3. Casey Bailey 37 20 24 44
4. Chris Bourque 38 7 35 42
5. Marcel Noebels 36 6 36 42
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
42
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Bronze Medal 2

Niklas Persson was a center known for his all-around ability. A fine two-way player, he had both scoring and playmaking know-how. Not overly speedy, but always a hard worker who led by example.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Cousins: Robert Nilsson, Anders Nilsson
Niece: Albin Persson

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Huddinge IK J20 J20 SuperElit 3 0 0 0 0 |
1995-96 Leksands IF J20 J20 SuperElit 8 1 2 3 0 |
1996-97 Leksands IF J20 J20 SuperElit 29 18 15 33 - |
Sweden U18 EJC-18 5 0 0 0 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 11 1 2 3 - |
1997-98 Leksands IF J20 J20 SuperElit 20 10 12 22 30 |
Leksands IF Elitserien 17 2 3 5 4 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 4 0 2 2 4 -2 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 10 1 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 0 2 2 10 |
1998-99 Leksands IF Elitserien 47 1 2 3 6 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 2 2 4 2 -2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 4 6 10 10 |
1999-00 Leksands IF Elitserien 49 2 5 7 34 -15 |
2000-01 Leksands IF Elitserien 48 3 4 7 43 -8 | Kvalserien SHL 7 2 1 3 6 7
2001-02 Leksands IF HockeyAllsvenskan 42 9 13 22 50 21 | Kvalserien SHL 9 9 2 11 16 13
2002-03 Leksands IF “A” Elitserien 49 4 21 25 51 -13 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 10 -2
2003-04 Leksands IF “A” Elitserien 50 14 19 33 42 -5 | Kvalserien SHL 10 3 1 4 33 2
Sweden (all) International 3 0 1 1 2 |
2004-05 Leksands IF “A” HockeyAllsvenskan 43 15 23 38 36 15 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 5 7 8 5
2005-06 Leksands IF “C” Elitserien 34 7 10 17 30 -10 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 3 5 4 1
2006-07 Linköping HC Elitserien 55 15 17 32 32 3 | Playoffs 15 5 9 14 6 2
2007-08 Linköping HC Elitserien 54 10 22 32 44 5 | Playoffs 15 3 6 9 10 -3
Sweden (all) International 3 2 0 2 2 -1 |
2008-09 Linköping HC “A” Elitserien 55 21 21 42 38 -1 | Playoffs 7 4 4 8 4 3
Sweden WC 9 2 4 6 4 5 |
Sweden (all) International 14 4 4 8 6 7 |
2009-10 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 55 13 25 38 30 14 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 2 -1
Sweden “A” WC 9 0 4 4 0 4 |
Sweden (all) International 23 3 8 11 14 7 |
2010-11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 39 3 12 15 32 -4 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 2 1
Sweden WC 8 3 0 3 8 2 |
Sweden (all) International 23 6 11 17 20 2 |
2011-12 CSKA Moskva KHL 53 6 18 24 28 5 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 6 -4
Sweden WC 8 2 1 3 2 -2 |
Sweden (all) International 23 3 5 8 16 2 |
2012-13 CSKA Moskva KHL 42 8 11 19 14 -1 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 4 -4
Sweden “A” WC 9 0 2 2 2 1 |
Sweden (all) International 18 2 5 7 6 2 |
2013-14 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 45 11 18 29 16 -7 | Relegation 10 2 7 9 2 3
Sweden (all) International 5 1 0 1 2 0 |
2014-15 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 43 17 22 39 16 -9 | Relegation 10 1 2 3 0 -8
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA Q - - - - - | Qualification 2 0 0 0 0 -5
2015-16 Linköping HC “C” SHL 50 8 17 25 16 11 | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0 -2
2016-17 Linköping HC “C” SHL 50 7 15 22 16 -12 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 4 -4
2017-18 Linköping HC “C” SHL 52 3 11 14 32 -7 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2 -5
2018-19 Mjölby HC Division 2 1 1 1 2 2 | Qualification 1 0 0 0 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Leksands IF Euro HL 7 0 0 0 0 |
2003-04 Sweden EHT 3 0 1 1 2 -1 |
2007-08 Sweden EHT 3 2 0 2 2 -1 |
2008-09 Linköping HC “A” Champions HL 4 1 5 6 6 0 |
Sweden EHT 3 2 0 2 0 2 |
2009-10 Sweden EHT 11 2 3 5 10 4 |
2010-11 Sweden EHT 11 2 9 11 12 -1 |
2011-12 Sweden “C” EHT 9 1 1 2 6 0 |
2012-13 Sweden “C” EHT 8 2 3 5 2 2 |
2013-14 HC Davos Spengler Cup 2 0 2 2 0 1 |
Sweden “A” EHT 5 1 0 1 2 0 |
2014-15 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss Cup 3 0 1 1 0 |
HC Davos Spengler Cup 3 0 2 2 6 2 |
2015-16 Linköping HC Champions HL 3 0 3 3 2 -3 |
2016-17 Linköping HC “C” Champions HL 10 2 6 8 6 1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2018-19 Linköping HC SHL Asst. General Manager
2019-20 Linköping HC SHL General Manager
2020-21 Linköping HC SHL General Manager
2021-22 Linköping HC SHL General Manager
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Champions HL 3 17 3 14 17 1.00 14 -2 | 0
Division 2 1 1 1 1 2 2.00 2 - | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 2 -
EHT 8 53 12 17 29 0.55 36 5 | 0
EJC-18 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 2 - | 0
Euro HL 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 2 85 24 36 60 0.71 86 36 | 2 19 11 7 18 0.95 24 18
International 8 112 21 34 55 0.49 68 19 | 0
International-Jr 3 43 5 12 17 0.40 24 -2 | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 4 60 29 29 58 0.97 30 - | 0
KHL 4 189 30 66 96 0.51 104 14 | 4 26 2 4 6 0.23 14 -8
NLA (NL) 2 88 28 40 68 0.77 32 -16 | 2 20 3 9 12 0.60 2 -5
NLA Q 1 - - - - - - - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -5
SHL (Elitserien) 13 610 97 167 264 0.43 388 -50 | 12 91 21 25 46 0.51 79 -1
Spengler Cup 2 5 0 4 4 0.80 6 3 | 0
Swiss Cup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 - | 0
WC 5 43 7 11 18 0.42 16 10 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 2 4 6 0.46 12 -1 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Daniel Widing (F) 1999-2011 8 Leksands IF, Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all)
Fredrik Warg (F) 1996-2012 8 Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all), Sweden U18, Sweden U18 (all), Sweden U19 (all), Sweden U20 (all)
Niklas Nordgren (F) 1996-2011 8 Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all), Sweden U18, Sweden U18 (all), Sweden U19 (all), Sweden U20 (all)
Jens Nielsen (F) 1997-2005 8 Leksands IF

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
02/12/2019
02/12/2019 Confirmed No team Mjölby HC
04/04/2017
04/04/2017 Extension Linköping HC Linköping HC
05/27/2015
05/27/2015 Confirmed Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Linköping HC
05/24/2013
05/24/2013 Confirmed CSKA Moskva Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
05/04/2011
05/04/2011 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk CSKA Moskva
10/06/2010
10/06/2010 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
07/02/2010
07/02/2010 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Tampa Bay Lightning
04/20/2009
04/20/2009 Confirmed Linköping HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
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Cult/Star player for Leksands IF

Cult/Star player for Leksands IF J20

Cult/Star player for Linköping HC

Cult/Star player for Rapperswil-Jona

Career transactions
- 2018-03-10 • Announced his retirement
- 2017-04-04 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by Linköping HC
- 2015-05-27 • Signed to a two-year contract by Linköping HC - 2013-05-24 • Signed to a two-year contract by Rapperswil Lakers
- 2010-10-06 • Returned to Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
- 2010-07-02 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Tampa Bay Lightning
- 2009-04-20 • Signed to a two-year contract by Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
- 2008-04-21 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Linköping
- 2006-04-12 • Signed to a two-year contract by Linköpings HC

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