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Islanders Agree to Terms with Johnson

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

Tuesday, 07.01.2014 / 1:12 PM / 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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 20 9 7 4 55 54 22
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 21 8 12 -4 20
B. Nelson 21 10 9 5 19
K. Okposo 21 5 14 -1 19
R. Strome 21 4 11 9 15
J. Boychuk 20 2 11 7 13
F. Nielsen 21 5 7 5 12
N. Kulemin 21 4 7 0 11
N. Leddy 21 5 4 8 9
M. Grabovski 18 4 5 5 9
J. Bailey 13 3 4 5 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 10 4 0 .922 2.23
C. Johnson 5 2 0 .876 3.33

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