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Ben Johnson | Winger | #65

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (23) / 6/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 188
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (90) / NJ

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Former New Jersey Devils prospect Ben Johnson has been found guilty of sexual assault.
This comes three years after the original charges were filed against Johnson. The Devils have already announced that they plan on terminating Johnson's contract with the team. "Earlier today, the club was informed of Windsor Superior Court Justice Kirk Munroe’s ruling against Mr. Johnson," the organization said in a release. "Based on the ruling, the club has initiated the process required to terminate Mr. Johnson’s Standard Player’s Contract." The third round pick in 2012 never played in an NHL game in his short pro career. Fri, Sep 2, 2016 12:23:00 AM

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Ben Johnson has been moved from the ECHL to the AHL.

Johnson has three goals and six points in 12 ECHL contests this season. He was taken in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but has just 33 AHL games and no NHL games on his resume to this point.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016 10:59:00 AM

Ben Johnson will go on trial for an alleged sexual assault on August 15.

He was accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female in March of 2013 at a night club, according to CTV Windsor. Johnson was reportedly involved in another alleged sexual assault involving a 20-year-old, but that hasn't "gone before the court." "I just want to focus on hockey," Johnson said when asked about the alleged incidents. "I'm just happy to be signed and move on. I'm a New Jersey Devil now and I’m happy to be there."
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 08:21:00 AM

Ben Johnson has agreed to an entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils.

Johnson had 28 goals and 53 points in 59 games with the OHL Windsor Spitfires in 2013-14. The Devils selected him with the 90th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Fri, May 23, 2014 06:44:00 PM

The New Jersey Devils are close to signing Ben Johnson to a three-year, entry-level deal.

The two sides still have some paperwork left to settle. The Devils are also nearing the signing of prospect Ben Thomson. Johnson was taken in the third round of he 2012 draft, while Thomson was chosen in the fourth round.
Tue, May 20, 2014 02:17:00 PM

Ben Johnson has inked an amateur tryout agreement with the Albany Devils.

Johnson has 28 goals and 53 points in 59 OHL games with the Windsor Spitfires in 2013-14. He's also waiting for his trial after being charged with two counts of sexual assault over a year ago.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014 10:40:00 AM

New Jersey Devils prospect Ben Johnson was arrested following an alleged sexual assault.

Johnson was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. The incident allegedly occurred in a nightclub during St. Patrick’s Day. Johnson played for the OHL Windsor Spitfires this season and the team issued the following statement: "Earlier today our organization was made aware of accusations involving a player on our hockey team. Our organization will allow the legal process to run its due course at this time. The team will have no further comment."
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 06:21:00 PM

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