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Tyler Johnson | Center | #9

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/29/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 183
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Tyler Johnson and the Lightning were shut out by Carolina in a 1-0 overtime thriller on Sunday.
Johnson had a six-game point streak going last month, but now has just one point in his last five games. The 26-year-old has 15 points in 27 games this season. Dec 5 - 12:01 AM

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Tyler Johnson scored for the first time in five games during Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Blues.

The tally gives Johnson eight goals and 15 points through 25 games. He also now has points in three of his last five games.
Dec 2 - 1:52 AM

Tyler Johnson's six-game point streak came to an end Sunday versus Boston.

He registered two goals and four assists during his scoring spree. Johnson has stepped up for the Lightning since Steven Stamkos was injured. He is up to seven goals and 14 points in 23 games.
Nov 29 - 11:12 AM

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson ruined a shutout bid by Predators goalie Pekka Rinne with 49.7 seconds remaining in regulation in Nashville Monday night.

Johnson's goal was his seventh of the season. The Lightning's win streak ended at four. The team is 12-7-1 on the season.
Nov 22 - 12:12 AM

Tyler Johnson extended his scoring streak to three games with what turned out to be the winning goal in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Flyers.

Johnson is now up to six goals and 11 points through 19 games this season, and he has three points during his streak. We know he can excel without Steve Stamkos, and today was just another example.
Nov 19 - 4:47 PM

Tyler Johnson is projected to play between Alex Killorn and Brayden Point Thursday.

It was speculated that he could center the top line with Steven Stamkos out, but Vladislav Namestnikov centered a combination with Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov during the morning skate.
Nov 17 - 3:30 PM

Tyler Johnson will probably center Tampa Bay's top line with Steven Stamkos sidelined due to a knee injury.

That will likely give him back Nikita Kucherov as a winger, which should help Johnson get back on track from a sluggish start to the year. He has five goals and nine points through 17 matches.
Nov 17 - 10:22 AM

Tyler Johnson produced a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win against the New York Islanders.

Both of his points came on Tampa Bay power plays. The Lightning went 2-for-6 with the man advantage in the match. Johnson has generated five of his eight points on the power play this season.
Nov 11 - 8:44 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning's power play is red-hot right now.

The Bolts have scored a power play in three straight games and have five total during that span. "The power play, if you have it working, it's a huge advantage," forward Tyler Johnson said. "Even if you don't score goals, you want to be able to … get things going for you. For the most part this season we've been doing that." The fact that the power play is working so well is good news for Johnson, Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Victor Hedman, Ondrej Palat and Alex Killorn's fantasy stock.
Nov 5 - 7:07 AM

Tyler Johnson scored two goals in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Boston Bruins.

Johnson did all of his damage in the second half of the game, as he cut Boston's lead to 3-2 in the second period and he tied it at three in the third. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 19:38 of ice time. Johnson has four goals and two assists in 11 games this season. Victor Hedman also scored for the Bolts in this one.
Nov 3 - 11:35 PM

Tyler Johnson scored the only goal for the Lightning in a 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils Saturday night.

Johnson’s goal came at the 1:59 minute mark of the third to briefly give the Bolts a shock of hope, but they already faced a three-goal deficit. This was Johnson’s second goal of the season and his fourth point.
Oct 30 - 12:22 AM

Tyler Johnson is eager to bounce back in 2016-17.

"I can't wait for this season, to really show what I can do," Johnson said. "I've got to get back to the player I know I can be." The broken wrist he sustained during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final proved to be more troublesome than Johnson and the Lightning originally anticipated, but he is fully recovered from that now. He is physically and mentally ready to get back on track.
Sep 29 - 8:34 AM

Tyler Johnson (wrist) is feeling 100% going into training camp.

Johnson broke his wrist during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final and that problem ended up plaguing him for the entire 2015-16 campaign. That likely played a meaningful role in him being limited to 14 goals and 38 points in 69 contests last season compared to 72 points in 2014-15. His wrist problems finally came to an end in July.
Sep 22 - 12:54 PM

Steven Stamkos believes Tyler Johnson would have flourished at the World Cup of Hockey.

He was surprising left off of Team USA's roster though. "He's a great player, he's been a producer in big time moments," said Stamkos, who is on Team Canada. "You'd think a tournament like this would be the type of stage where he'd excel. But again, that's a question you'll have to ask (Team USA) management." Johnson has compiled 42 points (21 goals, 21 assists) in 47 NHL playoff games.
Sep 20 - 10:11 AM

Tyler Johnson's broken wrist during the 2015 Stanley Cup Final was a problem that persisted well into the 2015-16 campaign.

"I had no strength, didn't really have flexibility," Johnson said. "It took me a long time to be able to do anything. It was pretty much about January I could finally do a push-up." Johnson went from recording 72 points in 2014-15 to just 38 points last season. If his wrist was bothering him to that extent, it would help explain that drastic decline. He's looking forward to the 2016-17 campaign though and feels "stronger than I've ever been."
Sep 15 - 1:40 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy