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Best case/worst case scenarios for Ranger defensemen and goalies in 2013

How good can Ryan McDonagh be? Defensemen Aaron Johnson Best case: Johnson is an adequate depth defender and is significantly better than Stu Bickel in spot duty. Worst case: Johnson is no better than Bickel and the Rangers are back where they were last year if top-six blueliners get hurt. Anton Stralman Best case: Stralman continues to be an unsung hero for the Blueshirts and finally...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson An Upgrade As 7th/8th Defender

The most common reaction from Rangers fans on the heels of the club’s signing of UFA defenseman Aaron Johnson was probably, “Aaron who?”  Certainly no fist bumps or high fives were exchanged when the club announced that addition. The 30-year-old rearguard comes to the Blue Shirts with a modest NHL track record (291 GP, 17 [...]
Via Ranger Nation
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Moore, Pouliot, Johnson to add depth

With limited salary cap space, the New York Rangers added two forwards and a defenseman to bolster their overall depth. On a busy free agent Friday, the Rangers signed forwards Dominic Moore and Benoit Pouliot, and defenseman Aaron Johnson. The 32-year-old Moore, now in his second stint with the Rangers, signed a one-year deal worth $1 million. He sat out last season following...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference’s Suspension Opens Debate Whether Dougie Hamilton, Aaron Johnson Is Better Replacement (Video)

While Andrew Ference is serving out his one-game suspension, the Bruins have a difficult decision to make. Do they turn to rookie Dougie Hamilton or Aaron Johnson to fill Ference’s role. Both players have their pluses and minuses. Hamilton may be the better player, but including him in the Bruins’ lineup would split up Dennis Seidenberg and Zdeno Chara. Johnson hasn’t played...
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys To The Game Vs. Ottawa

The Bruins lost to Winnipeg Tuesday night after blowing a 1-0 lead in the third period. The Bruins have been flat recently which reflects on thier .500 record in the past 6 games. Now the Bruins face division rivals the Ottawa Senators. The pesky Senators. The Senators continue to win even through thier many injuries. Something the Bruins are starting to relate to. The Bruins...
Via BruinsLife
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins-Hurricanes Live: B’s Open Busy Week With Trip to Carolina to Battle Canes

8 a.m. ET: The Bruins got a mini-vacation this weekend, with two days off, a rarity in an action-packed schedule. That ends abruptly Monday when the B’s open a busy week. Boston heads to Carolina on Monday night for the first of four games in a six-day stretch, taking on the Hurricanes. It’s the first of a back-to-back, as the B’s return home Tuesday to take on the Devils....
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Make Roster Moves

Last night the Boston Bruins whittled down their roster by assigning defenseman Matt Bartkowski, forward Ryan Spooner, and defenseman Aaron Johnson to Providence. Right winger Jamie Tardif was placed on waivers with the intention of signing him to the minor league team. The cuts come as Boston is making final preparations for what will surely be a chest clutching season-opener against...
Via BruinsLife
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Johnson Adds Depth, Experience to Bruins Blue Line, Could Be Fit for Seventh Defenseman Role

Rick Nash remains in Columbus, but Boston did make a solid acquisition on Wednesday as the Bruins added more depth to their blue line and may have found the veteran to round out their defense corps with the signing of Aaron Johnson. Johnson, who spent last season with Columbus, signed a one-year, two-way deal worth $650,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 if he plays in the AHL. Johnson...
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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