• 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.
JOHANSSON DOING JUST FINE MOVING AT HIS OWN PACE
Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins
“Nothing special, depends on the goalie”
The Green Mile, American Gangster
Playstation 3, NHL ’08
Music Artist or Group:
Akon, Lars Winnerback, Metallica
Pasta and meatballs