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

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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
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12 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
13 CBJ 73 34 35 4 198 228 72
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 75 34 40 -1 74
R. Strome 74 15 31 19 46
K. Okposo 53 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 74 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 75 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 69 23 16 14 39
J. Bailey 63 15 23 6 38
J. Boychuk 65 8 25 10 33
T. Hamonic 65 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 71 10 19 16 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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