Johnson leads the Syracuse Crunch in points as well as goals. He is currently 2nd in the American Hockey League for Goals scored with 32. Add in his 26 assists and that gives him a total of 58 points in his 59 games played so far this season.
Undrafted, he was signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning as a Free Agent in March of 2011. It was that season that he joined the then-Lightning affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals. He then went on a 13-game scoring streak, which included back-to-back two goal games. He also skated in 14 playoff games with the Admirals that season scoring 6 goals and 8 assists for a total of 14 points, which helped lead Admirals to win the Calder Cup.
We here at Bolts by the Bay wish Tyler Johnson all the best in his NHL debut. We look forward to seeing what he can do.
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