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Tyler Johnson | Center

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/29/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 182
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Tyler Johnson contributed a pair of assists in Monday's win over the New York Rangers.
He earned primary helpers on goals by Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn in a 5-1 victory. Johnson has six goals and 15 assists in 19 outings this campaign. He has followed up a successful rookie season with an even more impressive sophomore campaign. Nov 18 - 9:36 AM

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Tyler Johnson got back into the lineup on Thursday November 13.

He missed part of Tuesday's game against Chicago, but was fine to play when Tampa Bay hosted San Jose on Thursday. Johnson finished with one shot and a minus-1 rating versus the Sharks.
Nov 14 - 2:53 AM

Tyler Johnson (upper body) is probable to play Thursday, according to coach Jon Cooper.

He skated in the morning with typical linemates Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov. Johnson left Tuesday's game with an upper-body injury and he underwent some precautionary testing.
Nov 13 - 4:10 PM

Tyler Johnson (upper body) hasn't been ruled out of Thursday's game yet.

He's expected to skate in the morning and his chances of playing is about 50-50. Johnson suffered an upper-body injury on Tuesday when he cross-checked around his rib area by Chicago's Brent Seabrook.
Nov 13 - 10:54 AM

Tyler Johnson is being listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

He took a cross-check around the ribs from Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook on Tuesday night. Johnson leads the Lightning with 18 points, including 13 assists, in 16 games this season so he'll be a significant loss.
Nov 12 - 1:41 PM

Tyler Johnson left Tuesday's game in the third period after taking a cross-check to the ribs from Chicago's Brent Seabrook.

He wasn't able to return. The Lightning didn't have an update on Johnson after the game. He'll probably be evaluated on Wednesday.
Nov 12 - 12:40 PM

Tyler Johnson netted his fifth goal in Tampa Bay's shootout win against Detroit on Sunday.

He has produced four goals and two assists during a four-game point spree. The former Calder Trophy finalist has picked up right where he left off in his sophomore campaign with 18 points in 15 matches.
Nov 10 - 11:02 AM

Tyler Johnson tallied his second goal of the season in Thursday's 5-2 triumph against Calgary.

He has been racking up assists this year, with 13 in 13 games, but that was his first goal since Tampa Bay's regular season opener on Oct. 9.
Nov 7 - 8:18 AM

The line of Tyler Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat is white hot at the moment.

Johnson has been especially lethal registering six assists in Tampa's last three games. With the return of Ryan Callahan to play alongside Steven Stamkos and Valteri Filppula, teh Bolts look strong up front even without any significant contributions from rookie Jonathan Drouin.
Nov 2 - 11:28 AM

Tyler Johnson piled up four assists in Tuesday's 7-3 win over Arizona.

The sophomore forward has amassed 11 assists in 10 games this season Johnson earned a helper on all three of Nikita Kucherov's goals in the contest. He added a power-play assist later on to cap off a career night. Johnson has been red hot at the start of the 2014-15 campaign and he's currently riding a seven-game point streak.
Oct 29 - 11:38 AM

Tyler Johnson opened the regular season on a line with Steve Stamkos and Ondrej Palat.

The trio played together last season as well. Johnson had four shots and a power-play goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Florida Panthers. The talented sophomore should be in store for another productive season.
Oct 10 - 11:05 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have inked Tyler Johnson to a three-year/$10 million extension.

Johnson was scheduled to become a restricted free agent. He had 24 goals and 26 assists in 82 games in 2013-14 and is a Calder Trophy nominee. He was also the second rookie in the league's history to finish a season with five shorthanded and five power-play goals.
May 23 - 3:31 PM

Tyler Johnson scored a pair of late goals for the United States in a 4-3 quarterfinal loss to the Czech Republic on Thursday.

The defeat eliminated the Americans from the 2014 World Hockey Championship, but Johnson made it interesting after the Czechs took a 4-1 lead. He enjoyed an excellent tournament after he finished his NHL season with a Calder Trophy nomination.
May 22 - 1:26 PM

Tyler Johnson is playing in all situations for Team USA and he's enjoying the experience of playing in the World Hockey Championship.

"It's been fun. I like to be one of the guys that makes a difference. I like to feel like I can do that," he said. "And to have the opportunity that I've been having and to be able to play as much in the situations that I have, I've been just trying to help the team out as much as possible. So it's been great. I don't really look at it as No. 1 center or anything like that. I'm just trying to help the team out and help everyone move on." Johnson is the only forward on the team averaging more than 20 minutes per contest. He contributed four goals and seven points in seven games during the preliminary round.
May 22 - 10:54 AM

Tyler Johnson recorded the game-winning goal, as Team USA fended off Switzerland by a score of 3-2 on Saturday at the World Hockey Championship.

He also earned an assist on a goal by Craig Smith. Former Florida Panthers winger Peter Mueller had the other marker for the United States in the win.
May 10 - 4:26 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steve Stamkos
2Valtteri Filppula
3Tyler Johnson
4Brian Boyle
5Vladislav Namestnikov
6Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Jonathan Drouin
3Brenden Morrow
4Alex Killorn
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3J.T. Brown
4Brett Connolly
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Matt Carle
4Anton Stralman
5Radko Gudas
6Eric Brewer
7Mark Barberio
8Andrej Sustr
G1Ben Bishop
2Evgeni Nabokov