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Tyler Johnson

28-Year-Old Center – Tampa Bay Lightning

2016-17 NHL Stats

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19

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26

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28

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The dynamic 26-year-old Johnson is coming off an injury-riddled season that saw his production drop to just 38 points in 69 games (down from 72 points in 77 games in 2014-15). But don't let those numbers fool you – Johnson is every bit an elite two-way NHL center, and the dr...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 183   DOB: 1/4/1989   BORN: Spokane, Washington   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Johnson re-signed with the Lightning on a seven-year, $35 million deal in July of 2017.

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Johnson re-signed with the Lightning on a seven-year, $35 million deal, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

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Tyler Johnson NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2012-13 23 NHL TB 14 3 3 6 3 4 11 27.3 0 0 13:04 0 0 0 1:41 18 4
2013-14 24 NHL TB 82 24 26 50 23 26 181 13.3 4 5 18:47 5 5 10 2:30 55 37
2014-15 25 NHL TB 77 29 43 72 33 24 203 14.3 6 0 17:14 8 9 17 2:15 64 36
2015-16 26 NHL TB 69 14 24 38 4 20 167 8.4 7 0 17:08 3 10 13 2:45 46 25
2016-17 27 NHL TB 66 19 26 45 -5 28 130 14.6 3 0 18:49 6 11 17 2:52 46 30
2016-17 Proj 27 NHL TB 75 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Tyler Johnson

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Tyler Johnson – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

18:49

Average Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Johnson was on the ice for 18:49.

2:52

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Johnson was on the ice for 2:52 during power plays.

2:03

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Johnson was on the ice for 2:03 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 17:14 2:15 1:46
2015-16 17:08 2:45 0:37
2016-17 18:49 2:52 2:03

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Tyler Johnson
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the totals.
Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 BUF Did Not Play
Apr 7 MON@MON Did Not Play
Apr 6 TOR@TOR Did Not Play
Apr 4 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:32 2:07
Apr 2 DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:12 1:21
Apr 1 MON Did Not Play
Mar 30 DET Did Not Play
Mar 27 CHI Did Not Play
Mar 24 DET@DET Did Not Play
Mar 23 BOS@BOS Did Not Play
Mar 21 ARI Did Not Play
Mar 18 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 16 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 14 OTT@OTT Did Not Play
Mar 13 NYR@NYR Did Not Play
Mar 11 FLA Did Not Play
Mar 9 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:31 1:32
Mar 6 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 22:01 4:50
Mar 4 BUF@BUF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0 1 23:47 3:51
Mar 3 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 22:50 3:39
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Mar 1 CAR 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 20:07 5:01
Feb 27 OTT 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 20:01 2:21
Feb 23 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 22:36 3:16
Feb 21 EDM 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:43 0:52
Feb 19 COL@COL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 19:44 1:40
Feb 18 DAL@DAL 1 1 2 -1 0 1 1 0 5 20.0 3 1 20:17 2:04
Feb 11 WPG@WPG Did Not Play
Feb 10 MIN@MIN Did Not Play
Feb 7 LOS 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:12 0:43
Feb 4 ANA 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 22:58 2:47
Feb 2 OTT 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 19:22 1:54
Jan 31 BOS 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 18:45 2:04
Jan 26 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:47 4:42
Jan 24 CHI@CHI 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 1 0 19:30 2:11
Jan 21 ARI@ARI 0 1 1 -3 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 1 0 15:55 2:41
Jan 19 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 16:38 1:23
Jan 17 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 19:49 2:37
Jan 16 LOS@LOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 19:29 2:51
Jan 13 CLM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:51 2:58
Jan 12 BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:54 3:58
Jan 8 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:12 2:48
Jan 7 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 19:07 2:27
Jan 5 NAS 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 19:01 2:46
Jan 3 WPG 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 20:38 4:49
Dec 31 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:43 1:57
Dec 29 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:33 5:12
Dec 28 MON 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 50.0 1 0 19:41 3:35
Dec 23 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:41 2:29
Dec 22 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 19:49 1:47
Dec 20 DET 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:41 6:50
Dec 17 EDM@EDM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 20:04 4:19
Dec 16 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:09 1:30
Dec 14 CGY@CGY 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:49 5:08
Dec 10 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 20:21 2:39
Dec 8 VAN 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:13 2:41
Dec 4 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:49 4:26
Dec 3 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 17:39 1:27
Dec 1 STL@STL 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 19:09 0:03
Nov 29 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:09 0:46
Nov 27 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:35 2:17
Nov 25 CLM 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 21:12 0:08
Nov 23 PHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 15:54 6:03
Nov 21 NAS@NAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 20:30 2:07
Nov 19 PHI@PHI 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 18:28 0:41
Nov 17 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 1 1 15:00 2:40
Nov 15 DET@DET 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 19:53 2:27
Nov 14 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:15 4:57
Nov 12 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:30 2:09
Nov 10 NYI 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 0 1 16:57 4:22
Nov 7 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:57 1:42
Nov 5 NJD 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:59 3:18
Nov 3 BOS 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 66.7 2 1 19:38 3:50
Nov 1 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 20:24 6:02
Oct 30 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 15:49 1:52
Oct 29 NJD@NJD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 18:58 4:40
Oct 27 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:07 2:08
Oct 25 TOR@TOR 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:52 1:54
Oct 22 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:03 2:01
Oct 20 COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:17 2:07
Oct 18 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 20:14 3:15
Oct 15 NJD 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:34 3:21
Oct 13 DET 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 19:09 3:56

Tyler Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson filed for salary arbitration Wednesday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson and the Lightning are in regular contract talks, reports the Tampa Tribune.

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Johnson (lower body) doesn't require surgery and needs just 1-to-2 weeks of rest, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson (lower body) will not play in the team's regular-season finale Sunday against the Sabres, Bryan Burns of NHL.com reports.

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Johnson (lower body) isn't expected to play Friday against Montreal, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson (lower body) will sit out Thursday's pivotal game in Toronto, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson (lower body) will be a game-time call for Thursday's tilt in Toronto, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun reports.

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Johnson (lower body) returned to action Sunday, skating 15:12 and picking up an assist in a 6-3 win over the Stars.

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Johnson (lower body) took line rushes and is projected to return to action Sunday against the Stars, Erik Erlendsson of Lightning Insider reports.

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Johnson (lower body) could make his return in Sunday's contest in Dallas, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson (lower body) participated in contact battle drills with assistant coach Brad Lauer on Saturday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson (lower body) won't play Saturday against Montreal.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016-17

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2015-16

Johnson is the little engine that could -- and did. The 5-foot-8 pivot centered the Triplets Line for the Bolts last season, and he, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat quickly became the Bolts’ offensive engine, an arrangement that lasted into the playoffs. Johnson finished the season with 72 points (tied for 14th in the NHL) and was third overall in plus-minus (plus-33). The undersized, undrafted center even potted 29 goals, defying the ‘be big or don’t bother’ thinking of a lot of NHL teams. He’s a game-changer, so there is no reason to think he should take a step backward in 2015-16. In fact, the Triplets will probably continue terrorizing opposing teams for as long as the team can afford to keep them.

2014-15

Johnson is an offensive dynamo in a very tiny package. This 5-foot-9 sparkplug earned a Calder nomination on the back of a 24-goal, 50-point season and looked every part a young Martin St. Louis. Unfortunately, he's unlikely to repeat his successes this season. Not only is a sophomore slump likely, but there's also the matter of determining his role. Johnson’s ice time shot up when Steven Stamkos was out of the lineup last season, which certainly helped his production. He had 19 points in 37 games when the Bolts captain was in the lineup, compared to 31 in 45 when he was out. Don't be surprised by a 40-point season, particularly if he slots in as the third-line center. Move that toward 50 if he earns a gig as a top-six winger.

2013-14

Is Johnson the next Marty St. Louis? The Bolts sure hope so. Johnson is vertically challenged, but has elite sniping ability. He ran away with the AHL goal title this past season with 37 in just 62 games and could have come close to 45 (and won the overall scoring title) had he not played 14 games with the Bolts. He can play center and left wing, and it's the latter where he'll get his best chance at glory with the Bolts. He doesn't have Jonathan Drouin-like talent, but he knows how to play in all three zones. And his exploits last season made rookie hot shot, Cory Conacher, expendable. He and Alex Killorn will likely battle for the third-line left wing job in Tampa and that's a plum spot -- second-line winger, Ryan Malone, will be on the IR for at least 20 or 25 games, so opportunity will definitely knock. Watch him in camp -- he might be worth a last-round pick.

2011-12

We like Johnson, don't get us wrong. But his hype machine is in overdrive right now and it's time to take a deep breath. His gifts are tremendous. He's lightning quick, great on the draw and in his own zone, abrasive, aggressive and offensively gifted. Now for the reality check. He's a 5-9 sparkplug who went undrafted before an explosive 53-goal, 115-point effort as an overager last season. Hockey pundits have a tendency to undervalue prolific overagers but maybe this kid is different. His pedigree does include two world junior tourneys, after all, where he was excellent as a checking line blanket. Keep an eye on him and hope that he bucks the trend.