Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson almost out of the woods after his parents bankrupted him

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is in the midst of a contract that will make him a total of $30.5 million. However, Johnson won’t see much of the remainder of that contract as he attempts to get himself out of bankruptcy. More than two years ago, Johnson applied for bankruptcy protection. Based on what he is making during the next five years, Johnson will be able...
Via The Comeback
November 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson to become lowest-paid NHL player following 2-year bankruptcy settlement

Jack Johnson is clearing up the financial nightmare his parents inflicted on him, but it will come at a steep cost. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Post-Dispatch reports Johnson has reached a $9 million+ settlement with creditors after filing for bankruptcy protection. Johnson’s parents used granted power of attorney to take out high-interest loans under his name and put him in...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

2015-16 Blue Jackets Season in Review: Jack Johnson

At this point most people know what Jack Johnson is and what he can bring to a hockey team. Depending on who you talk to, those expectations may vary. For example, the stats community will tell you that Johnson is the worst defenseman in the NHL , while some in the NHL believe he is worthy of a spot on a first pairing. What if Johnson is somewhere in between and is worthy of a more...
Via The Sports Daily
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Johnson won't sue parents over bankruptcy

It can't be easy having a public squabble over money, let alone one with your parents. That has been the case over the last year for Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson, who had to file for bankruptcy due to a heaping amount of debt — a debt that Johnson alleges was caused by his parents. But the Blue Jacket decided not to sue is parents over the matter, Rick Westhead...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Johnson bankruptcy claims being disputed

It was reported last year that Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson was up to $10 million in debt, supposedly with his parents at fault. First reported by Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline, it was presented to the public that the defenseman had given financial control over to his family in 2008 and over that time they had accumulated the aforementioned debt. Most recently...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson’s parents reportedly led him to bankruptcy

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson filed for bankruptcy before the start of the 2014-2015 season. Johnson, who will earn $5 million this season and has made roughly $18 million during his nine-year NHL career, has lost almost all of his money and is still in debt. Would you believe that the 27-year-old’s parents led him to the poor house? “I’d say I picked the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson Bankrupt After Parents Borrow $15M

This embed is invalid" /> Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is dealing with a difficult family situation. Johnson filed for bankruptcy Oct. 7 despite earning more than $18 million during his nine-year NHL career, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Sources close to Johnson told The Dispatch that Johnson’s own parents — Jack Sr. and...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2013/14 Season Review: Jack Johnson

CBJ Season in Review: Jack Johnson Jack Johnson is the most divisive single player in the stats vs “eye test” debate, and it’s not hard to understand why. His on-ice presence screams “big time player”; he’s got the look of a star, and with a quick glance, maybe the tools to be a star. But in nearly every measurable category, Johnson is a drain on his teammates and his...
Via BS Hockey
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: An offseason outlook

Coming off the most successful season in Columbus Blue Jackets’ history, General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen has a number of crucial decisions to make which will determine the future of the organization. The franchise earned its first ever playoff wins and interest in the team throughout Columbus is at an all-time high. Improving on last season’s success means roster alterations...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson helping Blue Jackets stay in the playoff mix

Call it an early Christmas present for the Blue Jackets and their fans. After a so-so start to the season, Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson has stepped up his game in a big way and been an impact player in the team's strong December. Whether it's been jumping into the play offensively or using his speed to close the gap defensively, Johnson has been visible in all three zones of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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