Blue Jackets sign defenseman Johnson
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Aaron Johnson
to a one-year contract.
General manager Scott Howson announced the move on Tuesday,
which allows Johnson to play at either the NHL or American Hockey
The 28-year-old Johnson, the Blue Jackets’ fourth pick in the
2001 draft, was a free agent after playing last season with the
AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals.
Johnson has 14 goals and 32 assists with a plus-13 rating in 225
career NHL games, including seven goals and 19 assists in 116 games
with the Blue Jackets from 2003-07.
He has also played for Calgary and Edmonton.