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ERIK JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Johnson named to All-Star team, Pickard recalled

The NHL announced that Erik Johnson will represent the Colorado Avalanche at the All-Star Game on Jan. 25 in Columbus, Ohio. It will be the 26-year-old’s first career All-Star appearance and he will be Colorado’s lone representative at the game this season. “Feels really good to do it in Colorado. This is an organization that traded for me, believed in me, and it means a...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Varlamov earns top star with record-setting week

Three games, three wins for the Colorado Avalanche as their best week of hockey this season vaulted them into the heart of the playoff race. The Avalanche shutout the Blackhawks in Chicago, then came home to beat the Ottawa Senators and the Dallas Stars at the Pepsi Center. The Avs equaled their longest winning streak on the season with three-straight wins and improved to 9-3-2 in...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: EJ proving worth

Erik Johnson has been considered by many a bust, especially compared to these two (Jordan Staal, Jonathan Toews) who were selected right behind him in 2006. Not anymore. There has long been criticism of the top choice in the 2006 NHL draft. Erik Johnson, an American defenseman, was drafted first overall by the St. Louis Blues, in front of now household names like Jonathan Toews...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson stays hot and takes top star of the week

The Colorado Avalanche only played two games last week, both of which were at home with the Christmas break sandwiched in the middle. They started with a commanding 5-0 shutout win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, but lost their momentum over the break and fell to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday. The Avs pulled themselves up to the .500 mark for the first time all season...
Via Mile High Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Erik Johnson knocked out of Tuesday's game

Colorado Avalanche defenceman Erik Johnson was injured during Tuesday night's game against the Arizona Coyotes but is "feeling good." #487564903 / gettyimages.com Johnson was knocked out by Coyotes center Martin Hanzal during overtime; they collided when Johnson lowered himself as a follow-through on a shot from Daniel Briere, so he was lined up for a hit in the head, as per...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche’s Erik Johnson Okay to Play After Leaving Winnipeg Game

Colorado Avalanche fans were holding their collective breath last night while waiting to hear whether or not top defenseman Erik Johnson had sustained a concussion. Johnson took an awkward tumble into the boards during play versus the Winnipeg Jets yesterday afternoon and was slow to get up, seen clutching the back of his head. The hit occurred in the third […] The post Avalanche’s...
Via Two Pad Stack
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Free agency has arrived

Finally, the day is here and free agents across the NHL can begin signing with any club as of Noon ET. For the Colorado Avalanche, there are a few interesting stories to examine heading into the free agent period. PAUL STASTNY SITUATION Paul Stastny has officially become an Unrestricted Free Agent, and his potential return to Colorado is seeming to be more and more unlikely with...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson saves an empty net goal (Video)

Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson saves the game clinching empty net goal. I want to know why this wasn’t a penalty? Delay of game, I would say. Maybe not.
Via Goon's World
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Avs' Erik Johnson saves empty net goal at last second

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson racing back and made an incredible play to stop an empty net goal and save the game in the late stages of the third period during Thursday night's Western Conference playoff series opener against Minnesota.The Avalanche were down 4-3 when they pulled their goalie for an extra skater with three minutes left in regulation. With the Avalanche...
Via Holdout Sports
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson Saves Game By Keeping Puck Out Of Empty Net

The Minnesota Wild were up 4-3 and had a chance to clinch the first game of the series but Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson saved the day. Johnson’s amazing hustle to keep the puck out of the net kept the Avs in the game, and allowed Paul Stastny to tie the game with 13 seconds left. [@cjzero] The post Erik Johnson Saves Game By Keeping Puck Out Of Empty Net appeared...
Via Diehardsport
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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