Blue Jackets add goalie Cam Johnson to roster on emergency conditions

Cam Johnson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ย FEBRUARY 7, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO โ€“ The Columbus Blue Jackets have added goaltender Cam Johnson to the roster from the clubโ€™s taxi squad on emergency conditions, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.  Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks is unavailable due to a lower body injury and is considered day-to-day.

Johnson, 26, has gone 11-16-5 with a 3.80 GAA, .873 SV% 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.  He signed a one-year, two-way NHL/AHL contract with Columbus on Jan. 9, 2021 and has posted a 6-1-0 record with a 1.77 GAA, .941 SV% and two SO in seven games with the ECHLโ€™s Florida Everblades this season.  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.

The Blue Jackets return to action today when they host the Carolina Hurricanes.ย  Game time from Nationwide Arena is 3 p.m. ET.ย  The game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports Ohio and the FOX Sports Go app with coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. with the โ€œBlue Jackets Liveโ€ pre-game show.ย  It will also be broadcast on the Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan in Columbus.

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