Justin Johnson (RW)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
2011-12 Season: Registered a goal and two assists for three points in 44 games for the Monarchs...Finished second on the team and ninth in the American Hockey League with 187 penalty minutes...Collected a one-game, season-high 24 penalty minutes against the Adirondack Phantoms on February 19...Recorded zero points and two penalty minutes against the Norfolk Admirals in the 2012 Calder Cup Eastern Conference Quarterfinals...Appeared in his 250th professional game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on November 26.
Career Highlights: Made his AHL debut with the Monarchs on October 9, 2010...Dropped the gloves in his first AHL fight against Bridgeport Sound Tigers right wing Jeremy Yablonski on October 10, 2010...Tallied his first AHL points, a goal and two assists, against the Springfield Falcons on December 4, 2010...Recorded eight points (3-5=8) and 186 penalty minutes in 47 games with the Monarchs during the 2009-10 season...Ranked second on the Monarchs and 18th in the AHL with 186 penalty minutes for the 2010-11 season...Collected zero points and four penalty minutes in four games during the 2011 Calder Cup Atlantic Division Semifinals...Appeared in 190 games over five seasons (2005-10) with four different ECHL teams–Cincinnati Cyclones, Utah Grizzlies, Idaho Steelheads and Alaska Aces…Collected 43 career points (24-19=43) and 669 penalty minutes in the ECHL…Tallied 35 points (13-22=35) and 147 penalty minutes in 143 games with the University of Alaska-Anchorage over four seasons (2002-06).
Transactions: Signed a professional tryout agreement with the Monarchs on October 7, 2010...Inked a two-year deal with the Monarchs on August 4, 2011.