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Coyotes sign goalie Johnson

July 1, 2012
Photo: Chris Rutsch

The Phoenix Coyotes, parent club of the AHL's Portland Pirates, announced today that the team has signed goaltender Chad Johnson to a one-year, two-way contract.

The 6-foot-3, 205 pound Johnson posted a record of 22-18-6 with a 2.49 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage in 49 games with the Connecticut Whale, the New York Rangers' AHL affiliate, in 2011-12.

The 26-year-old native of Calgary, Alta., has spent his entire career with the Rangers organization, appearing in six games with the Rangers, posting a record of 1-2-1. In 136 career games with the Whale/Hartford Wolf Pack, Johnson has notched a 62-55-11 record with a 2.58 GAA and a .910 save percentage with six shutouts.

Johnson was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fifth round (125th overall) in the 2006 Entry Draft.