Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 3/15/12

ATLANTA - JANUARY 07: Goaltender Chad Johnson #29 of the New York Rangers against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on January 7, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
New York, March 15, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Chad Johnson from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis. Johnson, 25, dressed as Martin Biron’s backup in a 4-2 win on Tuesday vs. Carolina following his recall from Connecticut earlier in the day.  He has registered a 20-13-4-5 record, along with a 2.36 goals against average, .922 save percentage and one shutout in 41 games with Connecticut this season.  He ranks 12th in the AHL in goals against average, is tied for ninth in the league in save percentage and seventh in wins.  Johnson has won three of his last four games with Connecticut, posting a 2.46 goals against average and .928 save percentage over the span.  He made 34 saves in a 5-3 win at Manchester on Sunday to post his 20th win of the season, marking the second time in his three AHL seasons he has reached that mark.  Johnson has held opponent...
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