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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 netted his 13th goal of the season in Monday's 2-1 win over Los Angeles.
He tied the game shortly after Kyle Clifford gave the Kings a 1-0 lead during the first period. Johnson has one goal and one assist in his last five outings. Jan 17 - 10:53 AM

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Tyler Johnson scored a power play goal in Thursday's 6-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.

Johnson's second period-goal cut Nashville's lead to 2-1 at the time, but that's as close as the Lightning would come to making it a game. Victor Hedman and Alex Killorn picked up the assists on Tampa Bay's only goal. Johnson is now up to 12 goals and 12 assists in 40 games.
Jan 5 - 11:04 PM

Tyler Johnson, who missed morning practice with illness, is still expected to play Saturday night against Carolina.

The 26-year-old center has posted 11 goals and 21 points in 36 games this season. He's picked up four goals and seven points in 13 games this month as well.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 03:08:00 PM

Tyler Johnson scored a pair of goals in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Johnson's first goal tied the game at one in the first period and his second goal gave the Bolts the win in overtime. The "Triplets" line of Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat were dangerous throughout the game. With so many of the Lightning's key players injured at this time, the team will need to rely on this trio if they want to climb back into the playoff picture. Johnson now has 11 goals and 21 points in 36 games this season.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 11:01:00 PM

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.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 12:01:00 AM

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.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 01:52:00 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.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 11:12:00 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.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 12:12:00 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.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 04:47:00 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.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 03:30:00 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.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 10:22:00 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.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:44:00 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.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 07:07:00 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.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 11:35:00 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.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 12:22:00 AM

Depth Charts

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