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Nine questions for No. 9 Tyler Johnson

Back from Belarus with Team USA following the World Hockey Championships, the Lightning's rising star Tyler Johnson reflects on his whirlwind trip to Europe, being named a Calder Trophy finalist for the NHL's Rookie of the Year and signing a new multi-million dollar contract with Tampa Bay. This and more from his home town of Spokane, Washington. PAUL KENNEDY: You were pretty...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning re-sign center Tyler Johnson to 3-year contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed center Tyler Johnson to a three-year deal Friday. Johnson, 23, became a Calder Trophy finalist in his first full NHL season. He played in all 82 regular-season games and ranked fourth on the team in goals (24) and fifth in points (50). Johnson, once an undrafted free agent, ranked third among NHL rookies for points and tied for first in goals. His...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Lightning Have Re-signed Tyler Johnson

The #tblightning have re-signed Calder Trophy Finalist Tyler Johnson to a 3-year contract; was set to be an RFA in July — Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) May 23, 2014 TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed center Tyler Johnson to a three-year contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Johnson was scheduled to become a restricted...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bolts rookie flourishes in top-line role at Worlds

Tyler Johnson didn’t exactly come out of nowhere this season. His rise from undrafted free agent to American Hockey League MVP to NHL Rookie of the Year finalist put his name on many a list. That included the executive staff for USA Hockey when the advisory committee started putting together potential candidates for the roster for this year’s World Championships. Johnson became...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning rookie seeks more experience at World Championships

Pickleball will have to wait. Tyler Johnson will put off one of his favorite offseason training regimens to don the red, white and blue jersey and represent the United States at the World Championships in Minsk, Belarus. The events starts today, when the U.S. takes on the host country at 1:45 p.m. in a preliminary game in Group A, which also includes Switzerland, Russia, Latvia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat named Calder Trophy finalists

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson and winger Ondrej Palat were named two of the three finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Wednesday, as announced by the NHL. The award is given ''to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition.'' Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon also was named a finalist. Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Clinched! Bolts back in playoffs after 3-1 win over Canadiens

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tyler Johnson scored the go-ahead goal on a short-handed breakaway late in the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a playoff berth with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. The win, and losses by New Jersey and Washington, gave Tampa Bay its first postseason berth since 2011 and only its second in seven years. The Canadiens ended...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Johnson's skate blade knocked off by shot

Here's something you don't see every day: A huge slap shot from New York Islanders defensemen Travis Hamonic knocked off Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson's skate blade.TBL wins via the shootout.**See related stories below & share on social media. Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson wins battle of rookies; Bolts top Avalanche

Tyler Johnson’s noteriety flew under the radar for a good portion of his first NHL season. Now, however, the Lightning rookie might very well be on everybody’s screen when it comes to the Calder Trophy race. Johnson registered his first career hat trick on Saturday in Tampa Bay’s 5-2 victory against Colorado in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at The Forum. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson has 3 goals, Lightning beat Avalanche, 5-2

Tyler Johnson scored three goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night. With the Lightning leading 3-2, Johnson doubled the advantage with 5:22 remaining and then completed his first career hat trick less than 2 1/2 minutes later. The rookie center has 16 goals this season. Mark Barberio and Valtteri Filppula also scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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