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Chad Johnson | Goalie | #31

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/10/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 196
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 5 (125) / PIT
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Chad Johnson had no issue accepting Team Canada's offer to play in the 2017 IIHF World Championships even though he is a pending unrestricted free agent.
"Some players don't do these types of things because they don't have a contract, because they don't want to risk injury," Johnson said. "I thought about that, but for me, these opportunities don't come very often. I love being a part of Canada, I love being Canadian, I love being part of Hockey Canada. So, for myself, to put on a Canadian jersey to play for Team Canada, it was a no-brainer for me ... I didn't think about it being something I have to do because of my contract situation. I think my body of work over the past two years speaks for itself." He would like to stay with Calgary, but he isn't sure what their plans for the crease are moving forward. Apr 29 - 10:37 AM

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Chad Johnson, who becomes a UFA on July 1, wants to return to the Calgary Flames.

The Flames need goaltending as both Johnson and Brian Elliott are potential UFA's. Johnson was slated to be the Flames backup this season but carried them early on as Elliott really struggled. Johnson was 18-15-1 this season with a 2.59 GAA and a .910 save percentage so he certainly played a lot. "I want to be a 1A goalie," Johnson said. "I think I’ve proven I can be a 1B when I was given the opportunity I took that role and had that roll and did well. My goal is to be part of a winning team and to play and to contribute. I think I can do that here." Stay tuned.
Apr 23 - 7:40 AM

Chad Johnson will return to his post as backup goalie in Game 2 against Anaheim on Saturday.

He had been out with a lower body injury, though Brian Elliott was able to hold down the fort in his absence. Johnson is unlikely to see much time this postseason without Elliott falling apart first.
Source: Dan Arritt
Apr 15 - 9:26 PM

Chad Johnson (lower body) is expected to return to his backup role during the Flames' first round series with the Ducks.

"I'm expecting, sometime in this series, that he'll be backing up," coach Glen Gulutzen noted. This is good news for the Flames, and some reassurance for Brian Elliott.
Apr 14 - 6:53 PM

Chad Johnson (lower body) took part in Tuesday's practice.

Johnson is making progress, but he won't be available for Game 1. Once he's healthy, he'll probably serve as the Flames' backup unless Brian Elliott gets hurt or struggles significantly.
Apr 12 - 6:22 PM

Chad Johnson (lower body) didn't participate in Monday's practice.

The good news is that Johnson did get some on-ice work in prior to the Flames' morning skate. If he's not available for Game 1 then Jon Gillies will serve as the backup goaltender.
Apr 10 - 2:26 PM

Chad Johnson sustained a lower-body injury on Tuesday night.

He stopped the only shot he faced in 5:19 of ice time against the Ducks. Johnson has returned to Calgary for further evaluation, Jon Gillies is up with the big club to back up Brian Elliott.
Apr 5 - 1:06 PM

Chad Johnson will tend to the cage when Calgary visits Anaheim on Tuesday night.

Brian Elliott started five consecutive games for the Flames, including a 4-3 loss to the Ducks on Sunday. Johnson has recorded a mark of 18-15-1 this season with a 2.60 GAA and a .910 save percentage.
Apr 4 - 3:25 PM

Chad Johnson allowed three goals on just 17 shots in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.

With Brian Elliott playing so well, Johnson's starts have been few and far between. His performance in tonight's game won't help him get more games down the stretch. Johnson has an 18-15-1 record with a 2.60 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season.
Mar 24 - 12:11 AM

Chad Johnson will probably tend Calgary's net on Thursday in Nashville.

In 34 games this season Johnson has posted an 18-14-1 record with a .912 save percentage and a 2.58 GAA. This would be only his fifth game since January.
Mar 23 - 4:41 PM

Chad Johnson gave up four goals on 32 shots and another went into an empty net as the Flames lost 5-2 to the Bruins.

The Flames were one win away from a franchise record 11 consecutive. Johnson was solid through in the first period and halfway through the second. He faced seven shots in the first and gave up only one goal. A 16-shot second gave the Bruins a 3-2 lead and then Johnson gave up one more on eight shots in the third. With a save percentage of .871, this was his eighth-worst game of the season.
Mar 16 - 12:01 AM

Chad Johnson will be between the pipes Wednesday against Boston.

Brian Elliott won't play because he is feeling under the weather. Johnson has won two of his last three appearances. He owns an 18-13-1 record with a 2.54 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage this season.
Mar 15 - 12:41 PM

Chad Johnson stopped 36 of 38 shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers.

Tonight was Johnson's first start in five games, as he's taken a bit of a back seat to Brian Elliott. Johnson allowed both goals in the first period, but he was able to shut the door the rest of the way. He now has a 18-13-1 record with a 2.54 goals-against-average and a .913 save percentage.
Feb 24 - 10:55 PM

The Flames have tabbed Chad Johnson to defender their crease on Friday against the Panthers.

The former eastern-based netminder has fared a bit better against familiar foes this season. He's posted a 7-5 record with a pair of shutouts, a .916 save percentage and a 2.55 GAA. Johnson has also already beaten the Panthers this season, stopping 20 of 22 shots in the victory.
Feb 24 - 12:58 PM

Chad Johnson gave up four goals on 23 shots while Brian Elliott let one of nine past as the Flames lost 5-0 to the Coyotes Monday.

Johnson was not terrible in the first period with eight saves on nine shots, but he gave up three on 14 in the second. With a 4-0 deficit, the decision was made to put Elliott in for the final 20 minutes so that he could knock a little rust off during the hopeless effort. The two goalies combined for a save percentage of only .843.
Feb 14 - 12:05 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Mikael Backlund
3Sam Bennett
4Matt Stajan
5Freddie Hamilton
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Johnny Gaudreau
2Matthew Tkachuk
3Micheal Ferland
4Lance Bouma
RW1Michael Frolik
2Troy Brouwer
3Kris Versteeg
4Alex Chiasson
D1Mark Giordano
2Dougie Hamilton
3T.J. Brodie
4Michael Stone
5Dennis Wideman
6Matt Bartkowski
7Deryk Engelland
8Ladislav Smid
G1Brian Elliott
2Chad Johnson