|Assets:||Is a big man with good skating prowess (he's really effortless). Has offensive instincts and the ability to play forward too, if required.|
|Flaws:||Isn't nearly polished enough in the defensive zone to log big minutes in the NHL. Consistency has eluded him at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Depth defenseman.|
|9/25/2013||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers to a one-year contract.|
|1/19/2013||Recalled from Providence (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Providence (AHL) for conditioning.|
|7/18/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year contract.|
|3/03/2012||Missed 5 games (lower body injury).|
|2/21/2012||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.|
|10/05/2010||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|8/31/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Nashville Predators to a one-year contract.|
|3/03/2010||Acquired from the Calgary Flames.|
|10/08/2009||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|10/07/2009||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|7/06/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|12/26/2008||Missed 11 games (arm injury).|
|10/13/2008||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|10/07/2008||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|7/10/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|4/05/2008||Missed the last 3 games of the regular season (undisclosed).|
|1/19/2008||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|1/16/2008||Missed 34 games (sprained right knee) and assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|11/06/2007||Sprained right knee, mid-January.|
|7/12/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a one-year contract.|
|9/01/2006||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|4/19/2006||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/02/2006||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/12/2006||Missed 8 games (sprained knee) and assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/25/2005||Sprained knee, sidelined indefinitely.|
|12/22/2005||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/01/2005||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|11/25/2005||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|10/03/2005||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/15/2004||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/29/2004||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/10/2004||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/09/2004||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|2/10/2004||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|2/05/2004||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|2/02/2004||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/13/2004||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|1/10/2004||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/28/2003||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/26/2003||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/09/2003||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|12/02/2003||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/25/2003||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|6/03/2003||Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|9/24/2002||Returned to his junior team (Rimouski-QMJHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.|
|7/18/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|8/31/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Nashville Predators.|
|3/03/2010||Edmonton Oilers traded Steve Staios to the Calgary Flames for Aaron Johnson and a 3rd round selection in 2010 or 2011.|
|10/08/2009||Chicago Blackhawks traded Aaron Johnson to the Calgary Flames for Kyle Greentree.|
|7/10/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|7/12/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|6/24/2001||Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round (85th overall) in 2001.|
Rangers cut Aaron Johnson from training camp | 09/25/2013 4:44 PM
NewsAaron Johnson has been sent to AHL Hartford.
ImpactJohnson had no points and 10 penalty minutes in 10 games. He should be regarded as an organizational depth player.
Rangers sign D Aaron Johnson | 07/05/2013 4:59 PM
NewsAaron Johnson has signed one-year, $600,000 contract with the New York Rangers.
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ImpactHe served as a depth defender on the Boston Bruins this past season and suited up in just 10 games. Johnson will probably occupy the same spot on the Rangers.
Aaron Johnson will get back into B's lineup | 03/21/2013 9:42 AM
NewsAaron Johnson will fill in for injured defenseman Adam McQuaid on Boston's blueline.
ImpactThe Bruins may try to get something done on the trade market to patch up their injured ranks as longer-term solution, but for now Johnson will return to the fold. He has skated in five games with Boston this season, while posting 10 hits, four penalty minutes and no points.
Aaron Johnson has to stick around with Boston | 02/13/2013 10:49 AM
NewsAaron Johnson went to Providence on Monday for a conditioning stint, but found out that he was not allowed a second rehab assignment later in the day.
ImpactHe had already gone down at the start of the season, so he'll have to wait for his next opportunity to play in Boston's lineup. "It's not too bad. It's a great group of guys, we're doing a lot of drills in game situations with (assistant coach Doug Houda)," said Johnson. "This is all part of my situation and it's all kind of what I signed up for and I'm ready to do whatever it takes. If it means waiting a month until I get to play, it's OK. It's just up to me to stay ready." He has a one-year, two-way deal with the Bruins and would have to clear waivers to be sent down to AHL Providence.
A. Johnson continues to fill holes for Bruins | 01/31/2013 10:45 AM
NewsAaron Johnson has played well the past two games while filling for Adam McQuaid.
ImpactMcQuaid will be available to play against Buffalo Thursday after he missed games on Monday and Tuesday due to the passing of his grandmother. There's a chance that Johnson could play again on Thursday, but if McQuaid is mentally prepared to play then we think he'll probably get the nod. Johnson also played two contests this campaign, while Dennis Seidenberg recovered from a lower-body injury.
Aaron Johnson has filled in admirably | 01/24/2013 10:20 AM
NewsAaron Johnson has played the last two games for the Boston Bruins in the place of injured defenseman Dennis Seidenberg.
ImpactIn his first two appearances in a Bruins' uniform, Johnson has logged nearly 14 minutes of ice time, while picking up three shots, three hits and two blocks. When Seidenberg is able to return, Johnson will probably return to the press box.
Aaron Johnson rejoins the Bruins | 01/21/2013 8:25 AM
NewsAaron Johnson has completed his AHL conditioning stint and has rejoined the Boston Bruins.
ImpactJohnson had an assist in two AHL contests. He's projected to serve as the Bruins' seventh defenseman for now.
Aaron Johnson must prove himself quickly | 01/11/2013 10:32 AM
NewsAaron Johnson doesn't have a lot of time to make his case for an opening night roster spot.
ImpactThe journeyman defenseman signed a two-way contract with the Bruins this offseason, and he didn't play abroad, so he's coming in a bit cold. Even with Adam McQuaid's status uncertain after October surgery to remove a blood clot, the Bruins have other prospects who could make the club. I'm just trying to take it day-by-day. I did a good job of skating as much as possible in Dallas," said Johnson. "You just prepare as best as you can and hopefully go out and have a good camp."
|Penalty Minutes||38||2006-07 (CBJ)|
|Power Play Goals||1||3 times-last: 2011-12 (CBJ)|
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