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Islanders Agree to Terms with Johnson

28-year-old goaltender went 17-4-3 with Boston last season

Tuesday, 07.1.2014 / 1:12 PM ET / News
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Islanders Agree to Terms with Johnson

The New York Islanders announced today that Chad Johnson has agreed to terms on a two-year contract.

Johnson, 28, posted a 17-4-3 record in 27 games with the Boston Bruins last season. The Calgary, AB, native ranked sixth in the National Hockey League in both goals against average (2.10) and save percentage (0.925).

A 2006 fifth-round pick (125th overall) of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Johnson has appeared in 37 career NHL games with the Bruins, Phoenix Coyotes and New York Rangers. He made his professional debut in 2009-10 with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League. In 170 career AHL games with Hartford, the Connecticut Whale and the Portland Pirates, Johnson had a 78-70-12 record with a 2.66 goals-against average and a 0.909 save percentage.

On the international stage, Johnson represented Canada at the 2010 World Championships.

Johnson had a four-year collegiate career at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA). His senior year (2008-09), he posted a 1.66 goals against average with a 0.940 save percentage en route to being named the CCHA Player of the Year and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.




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