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Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson
Goaltender
(JAHN-suhn)
Number: 29
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 193
Catches: Left
Born: Jun 10, 1986  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
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Acquired: Acquired from Pittsburgh in exchange for return of Penguins' fifth-round selection (Andy Bathgate) in 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Drafted: PIT / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (125th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2010-11: Made his season debut with the Rangers, stopping nine of 11 shots after entering the game at the start of the third period on Mar. 31 at Long Island. ... Dressed as Henrik Lundqvist's backup in 16 games. 2009-10: Made his NHL debut on Dec. 30 vs. hiladelphia, entering the contest at the start of the second period and stopping 17 of 20 shots. ... Made 34 saves to record his first career NHL win, while starting in consecutive games for the first time in his career, in a 3-1 win on Jan. 31 at Colorado. ... Registered one assist, made 31 saves through regulation/overtime and stopped three of five shootout attempts, while making his first career NHL start on Jan. 7 at Atlanta; the last NHL goalie to register an assist in his first career start was Alex Auld on Jan. 23, 2002. ... Dressed as Henrik Lundqvist's backup in 24 games.

AHL CAREER

2010-11: Led Connecticut (formerly the Hartford Wolf Pack) in wins, was tied for the team lead in shutouts and ranked seventh in the AHL in minutes played (2,271) at the time of his recall. ... Won two of his last four decisions prior to his recall, stopping 43 of 46 shots for a .935 save percentage in those contests. ... Recorded a 10-2-2 mark in a 14-game stretch from Nov. 19 at Springfield to Jan. 5 at Worcester, posting a 2.01 goals against average, a .918 save percentage and two shutouts over the span. 2009-10: Ranked fourth among AHL rookies in save percentage (.911) and saves (1,145), and fifth in wins (24), goals against average (2.54) and shutouts (3) while playing for the Hartford Wolf Pack. ... Finished the season riding a season-high, five-game winning streak from Apr. 2 vs. Lowell to Apr. 11 at Bridgeport, registering a 5-0-0 mark with a 2.20 goals against average and a .930 save percentage. ... Posted a record of 7-1-0 from Oct. 31 vs. Providence to Nov. 14 at Worcester, registering a 1.13 goals against average with a .968 save percentage (242-250) and three shutouts over the span. ... Recorded back-to-back shutouts (61 saves), stopping 26 shots on Nov. 13 vs. Manchester and 35 shots on Nov. 14 at Worcester. ... Notched his first professional victory on Oct. 10 in a 7-3 win vs. Springfield, stopping 27 of 28 shots after entering the contest at the start of the second period.

COLLEGE CAREER
2008-09: Appeared in 35 games with the University of Alaska-Fairbanks of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), posting a 14-16-5 mark with a 1.66 goals against average. ... Earned CCHA Player of the Year and Goalie of the Year honors. ... Named to the CCHA First All-Star Team. ... Selected to the NCAA West All-American Second Team. ... Was a top-ten finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, as the top player in collegiate hockey. ... Led the CCHA in goals against average and save percentage. ... Established career-highs in games played (35), wins (24), goals against average, save percentage (.940), and shutouts (6). ... Selected as Alaska-Fairbanks' MVP. 2007-08: Made a season-high, 34 saves on Dec. 7 at No. 1-ranked Miami-Ohio.  2006-07: Earned first collegiate shutout on Oct. 13 against the Air Force Academy.  2005-06: Captured the Doug Desorcie Award as the team’s top rookie. … Finished the season ranked third in the CCHA among first-year players in goals against average (2.56) and save percentage (.917). … Named CCHA Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 13. … Named CCHA Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 17. … Recorded a 38-save performance on Oct. 15 vs. Minnesota.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER
2010: Played for Team Canada at the 2010 World Championship in Germany. ... Played parts of three games in relief of starter Chris Mason and stopped 27 of the 28 shots he faced in 73:21 of total ice time against Latvia, Norway and Sweden.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
June 24, 2006 – Selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fifth round, No. 125 overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. June 27, 2009 - Traded by Pittsburgh to N.Y. Rangerrs in exchange for the return of Penguins' fifth-round pick in 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

CAREER HIGHS

LONGEST SHUTOUT STREAK: 88:26 from Jan. 30, 2010, to Jan. 31, 2010

MOST SHOTS FACED, GAME: 35 on Jan. 31, 2010, at Colorado

MOST SAVES, GAME:
34 on Jan. 31, 2010, at Colorado

FIRST NHL GAME: Dec. 30, 2009, vs. Philadelhia

FIRST NHL WIN: Jan. 31, 2010, at Colorado

CAREER IN SHOOTOUT


GAMES: 1
SHOTS AGAINST: 5
GOALS AGAINST: 3
SUCCESS RATE: 60 percent
WINS: 0