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Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson  #72

Defenseman
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: April 30, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Port Hawkesbury, NS, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (85th overall)
NSMHL Defenceman of the Year Award (1999) Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 12, 2007. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to knee injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 15, 2008. Traded to Calgary by Chicago for Kyle Greentree, October 7, 2009. Traded to Edmonton by Calgary with Calgary's 3rd round choice (Travis Ewanyk) in 2011 Entry Draft for Steve Staios, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 31, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 18. 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 3, 2014.
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He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.

— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday
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