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Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson (ice hockey)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
NHL Team New York Rangers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 10 1986 (1986-06-10) (age 30),
Calgary, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 125th overall, 2006
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 2006 – present


Chad Johnson (born June 10, 1986 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender currently playing in the New York Rangers organization.

Playing careerEdit

Johnson played college ice hockey for the University of Alaska Nanooks. Johnson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins 125th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. During his senior year, he was the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Year, as well as a Hobey Baker Award finalist.

After graduating, on June 27, 2009, Johnson was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for a fifth-round pick (#151 overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He began his professional career in the 2009–10 season with the Rangers American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. When the Rangers waived Stephen Valiquette to Hartford on December 2, Johnson was recalled to serve as a backup goaltender to Henrik Lundqvist.[1] He made his NHL debut against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 30 when he replaced Lundqvist after the first period. He allowed a breakaway goal to Simon Gagne on the first shot he faced, after playing for 23 seconds. He finished the game with 17 saves on 20 shots over two periods. He played his first career start against the Thrashers and lost 2-1 in OT. He lost in his second career start.[2]

AwardsEdit

  • 2009NCAA West Second Team All-American

Career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SA SV SV% G A PIM
2003–04 Brooks Bandits AJHL 31 6 20 3 1782 117 0 3.94
2004–05 Brooks Bandits AJHL 42 25 16 2 2,505 109 2 2.61
2005–06 University of Alaska-Fairbanks CCHA 18 6 7 4 984:33 42 0 2.56 506 464 .917 0 0 0
2006–07 University of Alaska-Fairbanks CCHA 19 5 6 2 1,002:10 52 1 3.11 445 393 .883 0 0 0
2007–08 University of Alaska-Fairbanks CCHA 7 0 6 0 357:20 20 0 3.36 187 167 .893 0 0 0
2008–09 University of Alaska-Fairbanks CCHA 35 14 16 5 2,062:29 57 6 1.66 946 889 .940 0 0 0
2009–10 Hartford Wolfpack AHL 44 24 18 2 2,649 112 3 2.54 1257 1145 .911 0 0 0
2009–10 New York Rangers NHL 5 1 2 1 281 11 0 2.35 135 124 .919 0 0 0
CCHA totals 79 25 35 11 4,406:32 171 7 2.33 2,084 1,913 .918 0 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gross, Andrew. "Valiquette waived; Brashear hurt", The Record, 2009-12-02. Retrieved on 2009-12-02. 
  2. Brooks, Larry. "Rangers' rookie goalie makes NHL debut", New York Post, 31 December 2009. Retrieved on 31 December 2009. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. 

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