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B's winger Nick Johnson heads overseas, signs in Swedish Hockey League

Former Bruins fourth line winger Nick Johnson is taking his talents overseas.Nick Johnson (via, who skated in nine games for the B's this past season, has agreed to a deal with the Vaxjo Lakers of the Swedish Hockey League for the upcoming season. Johnson tallied no points in his nine games played with the Bruins, but did alright for himself when skating...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Waive Nick Johnson After Impressive Preseason From Veteran Forward

Nick Johnson opened more eyes than anyone else at Bruins training camp and into the preseason schedule, but that wasn’t enough for the veteran forward to make the big club. Johnson was placed on waivers Sunday afternoon, as the Bruins reduced their roster to 23 players in advance of their season opener on Thursday against Tampa Bay. The Bruins made the move with the intention of...
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Bruins first week of the preseason

(Photo: Tim Fuller – USA Today Sports) The time has finally arrived for NHL hockey. Arenas are filled, iconic jerseys are being exposed and draped over fans and players, sirens are blasting and hollering, and the great red light signaling a goal has been flashing. After a hectic week of preseason games, the Bruins have collected three wins and one loss. Although the team did suffer...
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes send Nick Johnson to their AHL affiliate

The Phoenix Coyotes have assigned forward Nick Johnson to their AHL affiliate in Portland, Maine. General manager Don Maloney announced the move before Thursday night's game at St. Louis. The 27-year-old Johnson had four goals and two assists in 17 games after being recalled from the minors. He has played in two games for the Portland Pirates this season and five games with...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Johnson signs one-year deal with Coyotes

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild are running out of roster space after signing Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Zenon Konopka and Torrey Mitchell since July 1, and as a result one player who appeared in 77 games for the team last season has decided to sign elsewhere. Forward Nick Johnson, who scored eight goals and had 18 assists for Minnesota in his most extensive NHL action, has signed...
Via Fox Sports North
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson answers after being a healthy scratch

MONDAY'S STORYLINE: No one likes to be a healthy scratch. Wild Forward Nick Johnson has been through it a few times this year and it isn't fun. After Minnesota's 4-3 loss to Calgary last Sunday, Mike Yeo said he wasn't happy with certain players and indicated someone would be sitting down as a healthy scratch during their March 13 game against Dallas. That someone...
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson gets a chance while Koivu misses his

MINNEAPOLIS The Wilds Mike Yeo is just one year into his NHL coaching career, but hes already known for his ability to communicate effectively with his players. Sometimes that means one-on-one meetings with players before, during and after practice. Other times Yeo includes the entire group, and Monday was that kind of day. After about an hour of practice, Yeo gathered his team...
Via Fox Sports North
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson to represent Wild at All-Star weekend

SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Minnesota Wild forward Nick Johnson will join the group of Rookies participating in the 2012 Molson Canadian NHL All-Star Skills Competition in Ottawa Jan. 28. Johnson has played in 44 games with the Wild this season, compiling 16 points (6-10=16), 31 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-four rating. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound native of Calgary, Alberta ranks...
Via Fox Sports North
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson impresses Wildcats with smooth transition

TUCSON - To say Nick Johnson has been the University of Arizonas most positive surprise of the basketball season would be an understatement. People knew he was good, but not this good. Hes a freshman who balances being aggressive and being steady. Sound and solid. Affable and quotable. And, a backcourt leader on a team thirsting for someone to step up on the perimeter. If...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

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