JANUARY 9, 2021
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Cam Johnson to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Johnson, 26, has gone 11-16-5 with a 3.80 goals-against average, .873 save percentage and one shutout in 32 career AHL games with the Binghamton Devils and 23-11-2 with a 2.28 GAA, .926 SV% and five shutouts in 38 career ECHL contests since 2018. This season, he has gone 6-1-0 with a 1.77 GAA, .941 SV% and two SO in seven games with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades.
The Troy, Michigan native played four seasons at the University of North Dakota from 2014-18, compiling a 56-26-12 record, 2.10 GAA, .914 SV% and 12 shutouts in 102 career outings. In 2015-16, he went 24-4-2 with a 1.66 GAA, .935 SV% and five SO in 34 games to lead the Fighting Hawks to the NCAA championship. He earned NCAA West Second Team All-American honors and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team that year.
After wrapping up his college career, Johnson signed a one-year, NHL/AHL contract with the New Jersey Devils late in the 2017-18 season. In 2018-19, he went 11-15-3 with a 3.79 GAA, .872 SV% and one shutout in an AHL career-high 29 games with Binghamton, New Jersey’s AHL affiliate.
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