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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
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.

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