With Ryan Blue Jackets center Johansen emerging as a bona fide star in the NHL, this could very well be the first of many All-Star appearances for him. Here are some of the best moments of the young star's career so far in Columbus.
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Shootout goal vs. Lundqvist - January 1, 2014
Ryan Johansen came in with speed before stick-handling the puck back and forth, getting Henrik Lundqvist to commit to his left as Johansen brought the puck to his backhand and beat the goalie.
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OT winner vs. Phoenix - April 8, 2014
In overtime, James Wisniewski makes a two-line pass across the ice to Ryan Johansen, who read the play perfectly. He came across the blue line, and wristed the puck past Phoenix goalie Thomas Greiss from the top of the circle.
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Shootout goal vs. Ryan Miller - January 18, 2014
Once again, Ryan Johansen comes in on the shootout with speed before slowing down as he endlessly dekes Buffalo's Ryan Miller. At the top of the crease, he puts the puck back on his forehand and snaps it through Miller's five-hole.
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Johansen on FOX Sports 1's Crowd Goes Wild - December 12, 2013
Ryan Johansen handled what could have been uncomfortable questions with aplomb on FOX Sports 1's 'Crowd Goes Wild' show. He showed a humble, awe-shucks side of himself, as he talked about special moments and being benched with honesty. View the video HERE.
Power play goal vs Tukka Rask in Boston - January 17, 2014
While on the power play, Jack Johnson passes the puck to Ryan Johansen on the half-wall. He takes three strides and snaps a wicked wrist-shot from the top of the circle, beating Boston goalie Tuukka Rask over the shoulder. View the highlight HERE.