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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
Drafted: STL / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall)
- Has missed the last 33 games due to a knee injury. - Was selected to his first NHL All-Star Game but did not participate in the contest due to injury. - Was the first Avalanche defenseman to be selected to the All-Star Game since Rob Blake in 2003-04. - Is tied for first among Colorado defensemen with a career-high 12 goals. - Leads the Avalanche in average ice time (24:25). - Led the team with six goals in December, the most by an Avs defenseman in a single month since Rob Blake (7) in March of 2003. - Recorded a career-high four-game goal streak from Dec. 20-27, the first Avs defenseman to score in four consecutive games since Sandis Ozolinsh from Nov 13-20, 1996. - Recorded his first career two-goal game on Dec. 13 vs. St. Louis. - Did not dress on Nov. 26 vs. Chicago due to injury (neck). - Logged a career-high 30:25 of ice time on Nov. 15 at New Jersey. - It was the most minutes by an Avalanche player in a non-overtime game since March 9, 2008 (Scott Hannan, 32:14, at Dallas).

 
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