| 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
|NHL Team||New York Rangers|
|Born|| June 10 1986,|
Calgary, AB, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 125th overall, 2006|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
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. 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.
|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||New York Rangers||NHL||5||1||2||1||281||11||0||2.35||135||124||.919||0||0||0|
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