LIGHTNING REASSIGN FORWARD JOHAN HARJU TO NORFOLK

By on February 27, 2011

courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Johan Harju to
the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League today, vice president
and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Harju, 6-foot-3, 210 pounds, has appeared in 10 games with Tampa Bay this
season, recording a goal and three points while averaging 8:28 in ice
time. His most recent recall came on February 10 and he went on to record
an assist in three games while logging a season-high 12:19 in ice time on
February 23 against Phoenix. Harju has skated in 40 games with the
Admirals in his North American debut this season, recording 18 goals and
35 points with a plus-13 rating. He leads Norfolk in goals and is fifth in
points. Harju represented Norfolk in the AHL All-Star Classic, recording
an assist.

A native of Overtornea, Sweden, Harju played in 55 regular season games
with the Moscow Dynamo of the Kontinental Hockey League last season,
recording four goals and 18 points. He played two playoff games with
Moscow, recording a goal and eight penalty minutes.

He was selected by the Lightning in the sixth round, 167th overall, of the
2007 NHL Entry Draft.

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