Aaron Johnson
Aaron Johnson
Number: 23
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 204
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 30, 1983
Birthplace: Port Hawkesbury, NS, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 15, 2008.
Drafted: CBJ / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (85th overall)

2007-08: Notched two assists and 30 penalty minutes in 30 games with the New York Islanders … Dished both of his assists in a three game span from Feb. 14 to Feb. 18 … Missed 34 games due to a sprained knee … Held off the scoresheet in two games with the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers on a conditioning stint.

2006-07:Collected NHL career highs with three goals, seven assists, 10 points and 38 penalty minutes in a career-best 61 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

2005-06: Appeared in 26 contests with Columbus posting eight points (two goals, six assists) and 23 penalty minutes … Registered 24 assists, 29 points and 122 penalty minutes in 49 regular-season games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch … Collected three assists, four points and 19 penalty minutes in six Calder Cup Playoff contests with Syracuse.

2004-05: Notched a professional career-high 140 penalty minutes and accrued 23 points (six goals, 17 assists) in 77 contests with Syracuse.

Made his NHL debut, netting eight points (two goals, six assists) and 32 penalty minutes in 29 contests with Columbus. Tallied 21 points (six goals, 15 assists) and 83 penalty minutes in 49 games with Syracuse … Recorded five points (two goals, three assists) and 27 penalty minutes in seven Calder Cup Playoff contests with the Crunch.

2002-03: Split his final season of juniors between the QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts and Rimouski Oceanic, accruing 10 goals, 51 assists, 61 points and 82 penalty minutes in 57 regular-season contests … Tallied 37 points (six goals, 31 assists) in 32 regular-season contests with Quebec before adding eight points (four goals, four assists) in 11 postseason contests.

2001-02: Paced Rimouski defensemen with 17 goals, 49 assists, 66 points and 172 penalty minutes in 68 regular-season tilts … Notched three points (one goal, two assists) and 12 penalty minutes in seven playoff matchups.

2000-01: Ranked second among Rimouski blueliners with 12 goals, 41 assists, 53 points and 128 penalty minutes in 64 regular-season contests … Racked up six points (two goals, four assists) and 35 penalty minutes in 11 postseason contests. 

1999-2000: Made his junior debut, notching 15 points (one goal, 14 assists) and 57 penalty minutes in 63 regular-season outings with Rimouski before being held scoreless in eight postseason contests.