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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 scored twice and added an assist to lift the Lightning over New Jersey 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night.
The youngster's 29th goal of the season came on the power play in overtime, securing his sixth game-winning goal in what has been a terrific year for the Spokane, Wash. native. Johnson has 72 points in 76 games so far this season, and is a solid choice in playoff pools if you believe in Tampa Bay. Apr 10 - 12:58 AM

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Tyler Johnson scored a goal and an assist in his return to Tampa Bay's lineup on Saturday night.

The Lightning defeated the Panthers 4-0 and Johnson played a huge role in the game. Johnson missed the team's last three games because of an upper body injury but he appears to be healthy heading into the playoffs. The 24-year-old has been one of the biggest surprises in the NHL this season. He has 27 goals and 69 points in 75 games in 2014-15.
Apr 5 - 9:22 AM

While there's always a chance that coaches might shoot him down, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson said he's ready to play on Saturday.

Johnson, 24, has been sensational this season with 26 goals and 67 points in 74 games played. Keep an eye out for late setbacks as the decision is in coaches' hands, but it sounds like Tampa Bay gets a key forward back.
Apr 4 - 1:14 PM

Tyler Johnson (upper body) is listed as questionable for Saturday's contest against Florida.

He took some shifts in Thursday's scrimmages but did not play against the Senators Thursday night. Check back with us closer to game time Saturday for updates on Johnson's status.
Apr 3 - 11:43 AM

Tyler Johnson is Tampa's nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy.

The award is given annually to the NHL player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey." Each team puts forth a nominee and three finalists are selected. One of the three finalists will win the award. "It's been given to some great players out there who have had to go through a lot, so to get the nomination is pretty special and it's an honor,’' Johnson said. "But there are a lot more guys in the league that deserve more than I do." Not too shabby for smallish, undrafted, over-aged forward who was told he would have a tough time making the NHL.
Apr 3 - 11:37 AM

Tyler Johnson (upper body) won't play Tuesday, but he may return during Tampa Bay's road trip.

Coach Jon Cooper provided some comfort for Tampa Bay's fans when he said the injury won't impact the playoffs, but it could hurt Johnson's fantasy owners if a return doesn't arrive before the end of the week.
Mar 31 - 6:26 PM

Tyler Johnson (upper body) is expected to miss a second straight game Tuesday night.

He is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury and sat out Monday's game due to the ailment.
Mar 31 - 5:11 PM

Tyler Johnson will be absent from the lineup on Monday due to an upper-body injury.

He has notched one goal and one assist in his past eight games, but it's been a spectacular season for the sophomore forward. He has 26 goals and 67 points in 74 matches. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 30 - 12:23 PM

Tyler Johnson netted his 26th goal of 2014-15 in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Florida.

He has a goal and an assist in his past two games following a mini-slump of four straight matches without a point. Johnson's second season in the NHL has been even more impressive than his incredibly successful rookie campaign. His 26 goals and 41 assists for 67 points in 72 outings are all new personal bests.
Mar 25 - 10:52 AM

Tyler Johnson's overtime winner was the only goal scored in Tampa Bay's 1-0 win over Montreal Tuesday.

Johnson's fantastic sophomore campaign keeps chugging along with the pint-sized center now reaching 25 goals for the season. Blueliners Jason Garrison and Braydon Coburn picked up assists on the goal.
Mar 10 - 11:36 PM

Tyler Johnson scored one goal and two assists in Sunday's 5-4 loss to Colorado.

Johnson picked up a point in each period. He helped set up Ondrej Palat in the first period, he scored a goal of his own in the second period and he picked up the primary assist on Nikita Kucherov's third period goal. The 24-year-old now has 23 goals and 59 points in 60 games this season. He has scored 30 points in his last 30 games.
Feb 22 - 9:59 PM

Tyler Johnson added to his team lead in points with a goal in Monday night's 3-2 loss to the Kings.

The goal made it 3-2 with just 37 seconds left in the game. He's now tied with Nikita Kucherov for second on the team with 21 goals, and first with 55 points. Two ahead of Steve Stamkos.
Feb 17 - 4:05 AM

Tyler Johnson buried his 20th goal in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

He scored on the power play on his only credited shot of the game. Johnson also concluded the contest with a minus-3 rating. It's been a tremendously successful season for the sophomore center. He has racked up 54 points in 55 games, which ties him for sixth in the NHL scoring race.
Feb 13 - 10:02 AM

Tyler Johnson scored two third period goals to help the Lightning break a third period tie and secure a 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday.

The 24-year-old's 18th and 19th markers of the season came at an ideal moment for his squad, extending their lead atop the Eastern Conference. Johnson now has 51 points in 51 games so far. He is 10th in league scoring ahead of big name players like Alex Ovechkin, John Tavares and his teammate, Steven Stamkos.
Feb 6 - 12:22 AM

Tyler Johnson (lower body) was able to play on Tuesday against Carolina.

He was listed as a game-time call going into the match after missing the All-Star Game because of a lower-body ailment. Johnson didn't register a point in a 4-2 loss.
Jan 28 - 1:49 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steve Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
5Vladislav Namestnikov
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Cedric Paquette
4Brenden Morrow
5Jonathan Marchessault
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3Jonathan Drouin
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Anton Stralman
4Matt Carle
5Braydon Coburn
6Nikita Nesterov
7Andrej Sustr
8Mark Barberio
9Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy