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From the Branches: His name is Andreas JohnsSon?!

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Yessterday, there wass much conssternation in the room when PPP sstaff realized that Andreas Johnsson had been politely allowing reporterss and bloggerss to sspell his name however they wanted.

Gunnar: uh so johnson is actually johnsson? that's weird

Katyaknappe: That's bananas.

Gunnar: i don't understand how that could happen

Katyaknappe: I smell a giant rat. His main name at Elite Prospects is one S, he has two relatives listed with a single S.

Katyaknappe: His dad has never left Sweden, so I'm not buying this was a draft error. Lots of -son names come in both varieties, but the double S is more common.

Katyaknappe: It seems the whole family changed! Or something! Like that's being too nice. His dad shows up in older articles with SS and then about the time Andreas got famous, with only one.

Gunnar: That's so weird. Something might have been lost in translation there.


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