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Jack Johnson | Defenseman | #7

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/13/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 230
College: Michigan
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (3) / CAR
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Jack Johnson said his surgically-repaired shoulder feels 100 percent.
He sat out the last 20 games of the regular season due to the injury. Johnson is preparing to compete in the World Cup of Hockey with Team USA in September now that his rehab is out of the way. Aug 10 - 11:08 AM

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Jack Johnson was added to Team USA's roster for the World Cup of Hockey in September.

He wasn't included on the 2014 Olympic roster, but he has represented the United States at several other tournaments including the Winter Games in 2010 as well as five World Championships. Johnson's season ended in March because of shoulder surgery, but he should be ready in time for the Word Cup.
May 28 - 2:35 PM

Jack Johnson has undergone shoulder surgery.

Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2015-16 campaign, which admittedly doesn't tell us much about his timetable given how little is left of the season. Johnson will finish with six goals and 14 points in 60 contests in 2015-16, which represents a steep decline after he recorded 40 points in 2014-15.
Mar 16 - 11:53 AM

Jack Johnson (upper body) will miss Friday's game.

It will be Johnson's sixth straight absence. Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella described him as being "a distance away right now."
Mar 11 - 10:51 AM

Jack Johnson (upper body) will sit for a fifth consecutive game on Tuesday.

He hasn't played since Feb. 25, but said the injury originally occurred before that. "It's something I've been dealing with for a while," Johnson said. He is hopeful that he will play again before the end of the regular season. Johnson participated in the Jackets' optional skate Tuesday after he was on the ice on his own Monday.
Mar 8 - 4:32 PM

There is currently no timetable for the return of Jack Johnson (upper body) to the lineup.

It was thought that Johnson would be out a couple of weeks when diagnosed over a week ago but it appears that diagnosis has gone out the window. Johnson has not had a great offensive season with six goals and 14 points in 60 games but coach John Tortorella thinks that Johnson will return before the end of the season.
Mar 5 - 8:08 AM

Jack Johnson (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Columbus expects Johnson to miss two weeks due to an injury he sustained during Thursday's game. He has six goals and 14 points in 60 contests this season.
Feb 26 - 5:25 PM

Jack Johnson sustained an upper-body injury during Thursday's contest.

It's not clear how he sustained the injury, but it sounds like it's a significant one. He's out indefinitely and the Blue Jackets are expected to summon someone Friday afternoon to help fill the void.
Feb 26 - 10:42 AM

Jack Johnson was credited with six blocked shots in Columbus' 2-1 win over Calgary Friday night.

Johnson's efforts didn't go unnoticed by Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella. "I watched Jack Johnson, when we're killing the penalty there in the third period, make two huge blocks," the bench boss said. Johnson has been limited to 14 points in 52 contests this season, but he's also second on the team with 88 blocks.
Feb 6 - 4:30 AM

Jack Johnson recorded an assist in a 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders Tuesday night.

Coming off of a 40-point campaign, Johnson has taken a step back so far this season with five goals and 13 points in 42 contests. That being said, he has done far better lately as he has five points in his last five games.
Jan 13 - 6:26 AM

Jack Johnson (upper body) is good to return on Monday.

Johnson was out for two straight contests. He has three goals and five assists in 33 games this season.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 11:43:00 AM

Jack Johnson (upper body) is probable for Monday's game against Pittsburgh.

Johnson has missed two straight games with the ailment. He has three goals and eight points in 33 contests in 2015-16.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 10:54:00 AM

Jack Johnson missed his second consecutive game on Saturday with an upper body injury.

This may be a blessing in disguise for poolies as Johnson has only three goals and eight points in 33 games this season. There are plenty of better choices among defensemen than Johnson at this point of the season.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 08:06:00 AM

Jack Johnson will miss Thursday's game with an upper-body injury.

As previously reported, Justin Falk is expected to draw into the lineup as a result of Johnson's absence. Johnson has three goals and eight points in 33 games in 2015-16.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Jack Johnson has an upper-body injury.

Johnson is questionable for Thursday's game as a result. He has three goals and eight points in 33 contests this season. Justin Falk will come out of the press box if Johnson isn't available.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 02:00:00 PM

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4William Karlsson
5Gregory Campbell
LW1Boone Jenner
2Scott Hartnell
3Matt Calvert
4Brett Gallant
RW1Brandon Saad
2Nick Foligno
3Cam Atkinson
4David Clarkson
5Oliver Bjorkstrand
D1Seth Jones
2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Dalton Prout
6Zach Werenski
7Cody Goloubef
8Gabriel Carlsson
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney
3Joonas Korpisalo