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Tyler Johnson | Center | #9

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/29/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 185
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Tyler Johnson appears to be getting his groove back.
"I feel good. I still think there is room for improvement, but I feel my body is feeling as good as it has all season," Johnson said. "I'm starting to get into the groove and starting to be able to play." He has looked more like his speedy self in two games following the All-Star break and he has collected two goals and two assists over those matches. Feb 8 - 11:16 AM

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Tyler Johnson scored a goal and two assists in Friday's 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Johnson picked up a pair of primary assists on goals by Anton Stralman and Alex Killorn. He also added a goal of his own in the second to give the Bolts a 4-2 lead. The 25-year-old has seven goals 20 points in 38 games this season.
Feb 5 - 10:53 PM

Tyler Johnson scored his sixth goal of the year in Wednesday's 3-1 win against Detroit.

He scored his first power-play tally in 2015-16 during the contest. Johnson has registered 17 points this season and eight have come on the man advantage.
Feb 4 - 8:31 AM

Tyler Johnson is close to being back to normal after enduring injuries for most of the first half of the season.

"Every game I'm feeling more comfortable, able to take a little bit more chances, able to do a little bit more of myself," Johnson said. "Hopefully I can get back there soon." He has recorded one goal and four assists in his past eight games, so the offense isn't quite there yet but he feels like his trademark speed is coming back.
Jan 27 - 11:23 AM

Tyler Johnson potted his fifth goal of 2015-16 on Tuesday night versus Colorado.

Johnson has been sidetracked by injuries this season, so his last goal came on Nov. 25. He has posted two points in his last three games.
Jan 13 - 10:38 AM

Tyler Johnson returned to action Monday after sitting out 13 of the previous 17 games with an undisclosed injury.

He posted two shots and no points in 17:43 of ice time in a 4-3 shootout loss to Montreal. Johnson has a disappointing four goals and 11 points in 24 games this season. Hopefully, he can return to the form he displayed in his previous two campaigns once he gets back up to game speed.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 10:29:00 AM

Tyler Johnson returned to the Lightning lineup on Monday against the Canadiens.

Johnson missed the last seven games due to an undisclosed injury. After a great 2014-15 season, Johnson is struggling this season with only 11 points in 23 games.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 08:09:00 PM

Tyler Johnson's chances of playing Monday have gone up after Tampa Bay sent a pair of forwards to the minors.

Michael Blunden and Mike Angelidis have been returned to the AHL, which indicates that Johnson and Boyle will be back in the fold versus Montreal. Johnson may still be a game-time decision and Boyle was considered probable.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 04:13:00 PM

Tyler Johnson (undisclosed) is questionable for Monday's match versus Montreal.

He might be a game-time decision. Johnson has sat out the last seven games with an undisclosed ailment.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 11:19:00 AM

Tyler Johnson (undisclosed) skated with Alex Killorn and Jonathan Marchessault during Sunday's practice.

He could be ready to return as early as Monday night against Montreal. The morning skate should tell us more.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 10:40:00 AM

Tyler Johnson (undisclosed) could be back by the end of Tampa Bay's current homestand.

He won't play Saturday and the Lightning don't start a four-game road trip until Jan. 5. Coach Jon Cooper is hopeful that Johnson will return next week.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 04:34:00 PM

Tyler Johnson will skate Saturday morning with Tampa's other injured players, Ondrej Palat, Jonathan Drouin and Brian Boyle.

Although that sounds like good news, it is not. Johnson is still recovering from an undisclosed injury and he will not return to action until he has had a few practices under his belt. It was hoped that Johnson would be able to play right after the Christmas break. Obviously, that is not going to happen.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 10:54:00 AM

There is a chance that Tyler Johnson will play in the week after Christmas.

He is still recovering from an undisclosed injury he re-aggravated about a week ago but is making some progress. Johnson may even return to the Bolts' lineup before linemate Ondrej Palat does. Stay tuned for further updates.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 11:44:00 AM

Tyler Johnson (undisclosed) isn't projected to play this weekend.

The Lightning play at Washington on Sunday and host Ottawa on Sunday. Johnson, who skated on his own Thursday, has appeared in 23 games this year and he has 11 points.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 08:54:00 AM

Tyler Johnson has been placed on injured reserve by the Lightning.

He aggravated a previous injury and isn't expected to play Friday or Sunday. Johnson has four goals and 11 points in 23 games this season.
Wed, Dec 16, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Jonathan Marchessault
6Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3J.T. Brown
4Erik Condra
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Matt Carle
6Nikita Nesterov
7Andrej Sustr
8Slater Koekkoek
9Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy