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Aaron Johnson
Aaron Johnson
Defenseman
Number: 47
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 204
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 30, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Port Hawkesbury, NS, Canada
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Acquired: July 5, 2013 – Signed by the Rangers as a free agent.
Drafted: CBJ / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (85th overall)
2012-13: Posted a plus or even rating in seven of ten contests ... Made his debut with Boston on Jan. 21 vs. WPG ... Skated a season-high, 19:13 and posted a plus-one rating on Mar. 23 at TOR. 2011-12: Established career NHL-highs in assists and points with 3-13=16 totals ... Had two multiple- point games, a 1-1=2 night Oct. 21 at Detroit and two assists Jan. 10 at Chicago ... Had a career-best three-game assist and point streak from Jan. 8-13 (0- 4=4 totals) ... 2010-11: Was signed as a free agent by Nashville and spent the season with their AHL affiliate in Milwaukee with pro career-highs in goals (9), assists (26) and points (35) ... Led club defensemen in goals and was second in points ... Had a six-game assist and point streak from Feb. 22-Mar. 2 (0-7=7 totals) ... 2009-10: Had a career season-high four combined goals with Calgary and Edmonton ... Had 1-2=3 totals in 22 Flames games prior to his Mar. 3 trade to Edmonton, where he finished the season with 3-4=7 totals in 19 Oilers contests ... Had points in consecutive games twice, Dec. 9-11 (1-1=2 totals) and Mar. 13-15 (2-1=3 totals) ... Had one multiple-point game, tying his previous career-high with a 1-1=2 effort on Mar. 15 in Columbus ... 2008-09: Ranked third among Chicago defensemen in plus/minus with a career-high +19 rating ... Had points in consecutive games played on three occasions, Oct. 15-18 (0-2=2 totals), Oct. 22-25 (2-0=2 totals) and Nov. 3-9 (101-2 totals) ... Also played two games with one assist with Chicago’s AHL affiliate in Rockford ... 2007-08: Played his first season in the Islanders organization with two assists in 30 Island-ers games, missing the majority of the season with a knee injury ... His two assists came in a three-game span from Feb. 14-18 ... Also played two scoreless games in Bridgeport Sound/AHL ... 2006-07: Played his first full NHL season with 3-7=10 totals while playing a career season-high of 61 games ... 2005-06: Split the season between Columbus and Syracuse/AHL ... Had 5-24=29 totals in 49 Crunch games with three recalls to Columbus ... His first goal of the season proved the power play game-winner on Nov. 26 in St. Louis ... His +9 rating was second among all Blue Jackets players ... 2004-05: Played the NHL lockout season in Syracuse/AHL with 6-17=23 totals in 77 games which ranked second among club defensemen in points ... 2003-04: Split his first professional season between Columbus and their AHL affiliate in Syracuse ... Had 6-15=21 totals in 49 games with the Crunch with three recalls to Columbus ... Played his first NHL game Dec. 2 vs. Anaheim, record- ed his first NHL point with an assist in his second game on Dec. 4 vs. Nashville and scored his first NHL goal Feb. 11 vs. Los Angeles ... Had one multiple-point game, setting a career-high for assists and points in a game with a two-assist night on Mar. 16 in Edmonton ... Juniors: Played four seasons of junior hockey in the QMJHL with Rimouski and Quebec with 40-155=195 totals and 439 PIM in 252 career junior games ... Won a Memorial Cup championship with Rimouski in 1999-00 ... Enjoyed his best junior season in 2001-02, finished fourth among league defensemen in scoring with 17-49=66 totals in 68 games.