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Ryan Johansen | Center | #92

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/31/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 218
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (4) / CLM
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Ryan Johansen registered a pair of assists in Saturday's 6-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Johansen picked up the primary assist on James Neal's first period goal and the added another helper on Calle Jarnkrok's second period marker. The 23-year-old has posted multi-point efforts in back-to-back contests. He has 10 goals and 40 points in 51 games this season. Feb 7 - 10:19 AM

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Coach Peter Laviolette is still trying to find a linemate for Ryan Johansen and James Neal.

Calle Jarnkrok took over for Mike Fisher during Thursday's win over Philadelphia, but before that Colin Wilson, Kevin Fiala, Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro received turns as well. "Every guy who's been on my line, or me and (Neal's) line here to start, we've had success at times," Johansen said. "We've done a lot of great things. ... Whoever's on that line right now, we've really got to find ways to be successful because we're counted on by this team."
Feb 6 - 11:33 AM

Ryan Johansen notched a goal and an assist in Nashville's 6-3 loss to Philadelphia on Thursday night.

The 23-year-old now has 12 points in as many games since joining the Predators, offering fantasy owners a nice reward in the second half for sticking with him during his struggles in Columbus.
Feb 4 - 11:31 PM

Ryan Johansen had three shots on goal in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Johansen was the only Predator to record more than two shots in this one, as Nashville only managed 16 shots in the game. The 23-year-old picked up two penalty minutes and two hits in 18:04 of ice time (3:36 on the PP). in this one. He has three goals and 10 points in 11 games since joining the Preds in January.
Feb 3 - 12:07 AM

Ryan Johansen continues to produce as a member of the Predators, scoring a goal and an assist Thursday night in their win over Winnipeg.

Johansen has three goals and nine points in seven games with his new squad. On the season, Johansen has 35 points in 45 games.
Jan 22 - 12:06 AM

Ryan Johansen got into his first home game with Nashville on Saturday.

Johansen made a good first impression on the fans by assisting on Roman Josi's power-play marker. Johansen has two goals and seven points in five games since Nashville acquired him from Columbus in exchange for Seth Jones.
Jan 17 - 10:54 AM

Ryan Johansen scored a goal and collected three points in Nashville's 5-4 overtime loss to Winnipeg Thursday night.

Johansen's move to Nashville has thus far been a home run for fantasy owners. The 23-year-old has points in three of his first four games, with two goals and four assists in that span. Johansen has 32 points in 42 games altogether this season.
Jan 14 - 11:47 PM

Ryan Johansen had three shots on goal in the Predators’ 4-0 loss to the Coyotes on Saturday night.

The Predators have lost both games since acquiring Johansen. What were they thinking? He had two penalty minutes and a minus-one rating in 18:44. Craig Smith and James Neal finished with four shots on goal.
Jan 9 - 11:58 PM

Ryan Johansen needed just 2:35 to start paying dividends for Nashville. though they fell to Colorado 5-3 on Friday night.

While on the power play, Johansen crept off the his left half-wall and looked off a Colorado defender before unleashing a bar-down short-side snipe. He barely looked at the net. Tack on an assist, and Johansen had quite the first impression. He now has seven goals and 28 points this season.
Jan 9 - 12:20 AM

Ryan Johansen skated between Colin Wilson and James Neal during Thursday's practice.

It was his first session with his Nashville teammates after he was acquired from Columbus. "Today, he was with Wilson and Neal. It's a big line," said coach Peter Laviolette. "Colin Wilson's playing really well right now. James Neal has proven that he can put the puck in the net, so we'll start there and see where we're at."
Jan 8 - 9:37 AM

Nashville GM David Poile was understandably thrilled to acquire Ryan Johansen on Wednesday night.

"Today, in my belief, we accomplished something that we haven't been able to do in 18 years of our history and that's to acquire a No. 1 center," said Poile. Johansen acknowledges that the 2015-16 season hasn't gone as well as he had hoped so far, but he's excited to get back on track with the Predators. The 23-year-old forward should be able to inject some life into Nashville's offensive attack.
Jan 7 - 10:00 AM

The Nashville Predators have acquired Ryan Johansen from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Seth Jones.

In Johansen, Nashville is getting a young, elite forward that has the potential to mesh favorably with Filip Forsberg. The Predators are giving up a very promising defenseman in Jones, but Nashville's defense is strong enough to make that sacrifice viable. This also marks a dramatic end to Johansen's tenure with Columbus as he never seemed to mesh well with new Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella. With that in mind, this change of scenery could help turn Johansen's season around as he has been something of a disappointment thus far with 26 points in 38 games.
Jan 6 - 6:34 PM

Ryan Johansen was back in his usual spot as the Columbus Blue Jackets top center after he was a healthy scratch on Thursday.

Johansen centered Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner and did not let the benching get to him. "I’ve been in the league for five years now, so if I’m scared to make a mistake now, then there is something wrong with me, and there is something wrong with my attitude towards playing hockey," he said. "It’s my job to go out there and have fun and do what I do. If I make mistakes, that’s hockey. But if I keep making the same mistakes over, that’s where it becomes an issue." Johansen was held pointless on Saturday and has 22 points including six goals in 32 games this season. He should be starting in most if not all fantasy leagues.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 08:00:00 AM

Just in case you were concerned, Ryan Johansen will indeed will play Saturday night against Philadelphia.

It's not as though the self-admitted out of shape scorer has had an objectively poor season, he has six goals and 22 points over 31 games thus far. Consider that he's currently shooting just 7.7% percent on 130 shots, and his career shooting percentage is 11.1%. Even a top notch scorer can have a bad season, but expect the 23-year-old to rebound as the calendar passes along.
Source: Craig Merz
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 06:47:00 PM

Ryan Johansen admitted he was out of shape earlier in the season.

Johansen stated that he had a scare due to an elevated heart rate and did not work out like he normally did. "I won’t get into details about what was going on, but I definitely wasn’t able to be myself, keep my regular schedule," Johansen said. "That’s something I’ve been trying to catch up with this season, and I’ve started to feel really well the last little while. It definitely was hard, especially with all the back-to-back games early in the season, to feel like myself out there," Johansen said. "But now I feel like I’m where I want to be." The Blue Jackets did not practice Friday so there is no word on whether or not Johansen will be a healthy scratch as he was on Thursday. He is a fantasy starter when in the Columbus lineup.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:03:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
6Calle Jarnkrok
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Eric Nystrom
4Austin Watson
5Miikka Salomaki
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Barret Jackman
6Petter Granberg
7Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton