Colorado Avalanche Logo and Header
Team
 
  • RSS
Erik Johnson
Erik Johnson
Defenseman  - COL
Number: 6
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 232
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 21, 1988  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Bloomington, MN, United States
Acquired: From St. Louis, along with Jay McClement and a first-round pick (Duncan Siemens) in 2011 Entry Draft, in exchange for Kevin Shattenkirk, Chris Stewart and a second-round choice (Ty Rattie) in 2011 Entry Draft, Feb. 18, 2011.
Drafted: STL / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall)
- Is tied for second among Colorado defensemen in goals (7). - Ranks second on the team in blocked shots (118) and ice time (23:26). - Played in his 500th NHL game on Feb. 2 vs. Chicago. - Left the Jan. 4th contest due to a lower-body injury, forcing him to miss nine games. - Was placed on IR, Jan. 13 (retro to Jan. 4) and activated on Jan. 23. - Was a career-high +4 on Nov. 14 at Montreal. - Recorded his 200th NHL point with an assist on Nov. 12 at Boston. - Scored his second career short-handed goal on Nov. 3 vs. Calgary, his first since Dec. 31, 2010 vs. Phoenix. - Johnson s short-handed goal was the first by an Avalanche defenseman since Jeff Finger did it exactly eight years before on Nov. 3, 2007 vs. Vancouver. - Opened the year by scoring in each of the first two games, Oct. 8-10, the first Avs defenseman to score a goal in each of his first two games of a season since Aaron Miller in 1996-97. - Signed a seven-year contract extension through the 2022-23 campaign on Sept. 22.

 
You Could Win Tickets to the 2016 Stadium Series Games at Coors Field
Avs Alert
.
ColoradoAvalanche.com is the official Web site of the Colorado Avalanche. Colorado Avalanche and ColoradoAvalanche.com are trademarks of Colorado Avalanche, LLC. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Colorado Avalanche Hockey Team, Inc. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. NHL Stadium Series name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League.